Stuart Lawrence race complaint against Met upheld

A Metropolitan Police officer accused of racial discrimination against the brother of Stephen Lawrence has a “case to answer for misconduct”, the police watchdog has said.

Stuart Lawrence complained after he was stopped by police last November.

A Met investigation cleared the officer of any wrongdoing, but Mr Lawrence appealed to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

The force said it was considering the IPCC’s recommendations.

Earlier this year, Mr Lawrence, 35, a teacher, said he had been stopped by police up to 25 times over several years.

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