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Firearms officer who won bullying case is on bail after arrest on suspicion of assault

A police officer who a won bullying case against Scotland Yard is on bail after being arrested on suspicion of assault.

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Carol Howard, a firearms officer, was suspended following her arrest in April.

Earlier this week she won her case at an employment after claiming sex and race discrimination.

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A spokesman for Scotland Yard said:

A female PC, based within SO6 (Diplomatic Protection Group) was suspended from duty on 30 April 2014 following her arrest as part of ongoing criminal investigations.

The officer was arrested by Sussex police in August 2013.

Following this arrest the officer was placed on restricted duties.

The officer was further arrested by the MPS on 22 April 2014 on suspicion of assault following an incident in Sutton. The officer remains on bail in relation to this incident.

Following this arrest the officer was suspended from duty. She remains suspended.