A POLICE officer will face allegations of sexual touching when he stands trial on Monday.

Suspended PC Steven Lodge will stand trial at Chichester Crown Court for three offences.

The 39-year-old, who is based at Hastings, will face two allegations of sexual touching and one count of voyeurism on Monday.

The alleged offence occurred when Lodge was off duty between 2018 and 2019 and the victims are known to him.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "PC Lodge may face further disciplinary proceedings following the conclusion of the court case."