WA policewoman allegedly ‘lied about crash’

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A WEST Australian policewoman has been charged after she allegedly crashed a car while off-duty then reported the vehicle as being stolen and attempted to make an insurance claim.

It will be alleged the officer, while off-duty, drove a vehicle involved in a traffic crash on Bussell Highway near Peel Terrace on July 7.

The constable from the South West District has been charged with creating a false belief and attempted intent to defraud or deceive.

She has been stood down from operational duties and will appear in Busselton Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

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