Two Metropolitan Police constables have been dismissed without notice after a disciplinary panel found their actions during a "highly distressing" stop and search of two black athletes amounted to gross misconduct.
Jonathan Clapham and Sam Franks were sacked after it was found they lied about smelling cannabis when they pulled over Olympic sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos, 28, and his partner and Team GB athlete Bianca Williams, 29, on July 4 2020.
They were accused of racially profiling the couple alongside fellow Met officers Acting Police Sergeant Rachel Simpson, Pc Allan Casey and Pc Michael Bond.
Report by Jonesia.
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