PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with a sexual assault of a minor, according to authorities.
Officer Rahim Montgomery was arrested by the Philadelphia Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division Friday.
The alleged sexual assault happened five years ago and was reported to SVU in July 2020, according to police.
He is facing one count of unlawful contact with a minor to commit indecent assault/indecent exposure, one count of indecent assault, and related charges.
Montgomery, 40, is a 20-year veteran of the department, and most recently assigned to the 9th District.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw has suspended Montgomery for 30 days with the intent to dismiss at the end of the 30 days.
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