A 37-year-old police constable in the diplomatic protection group has been arrested on suspicion of misconduct in public officer over the Andrew Mitchell "Plebgate" affair. A 46-year-old woman has also been arrested.
A police officer has been arrested in connection with the Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell "Plebgate" affair.
The 48-year-old police constable was held on suspicion of misconduct in a public office this morning as part of the investigation into whether officers lied about a dispute which led to the Tory MP being forced to quit the Cabinet.
A 49-year-old woman - who is not a police officer - was arrested at a separate address on suspicion of assisting an offender.