A GWENT Police officer’s career is on the line as he faces a disciplinary panel next month over allegations he harassed a woman.

Police Constable Gareth Hodges is due to attend a gross misconduct hearing at the force’s Cwmbran headquarters on August 4.

He is accused of “pursuing a course of conduct amounting to harassment towards Ms X, which you knew or ought to have known was unwanted and which caused her distress and alarm” between May 5-16, 2019.


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It is also claimed PC Hodges breached Gwent Police’s standards of professional behaviour after he was made the subject of a non-conviction restraining order over his alleged conduct towards the unnamed woman last July.

The hearing is due to last three days.