Ex-Philly Cop Acquitted of Rape

The former cop was accused of raping a woman in his squad car while on duty

A former Philadelphia police officer was cleared of sexual assault charges Thursday after he was accused of having sex with a woman in his squad car while on duty.

Keith Corley, II was found not guilty on felony charges of sexual assault and involuntary sexual assault, according to authorities. He was convicted on two lesser counts against him including indecent exposure and official oppression.

In August, a woman accused Corley of raping her in his squad car in West Philadelphia while he was on duty. The victim, a woman in her 30s, told police that she was waiting for a bus near a construction site at 52nd and Market in West Philadelphia, when Corley -- who is assigned to the 18th District --offered to give her a ride to the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby, police sources said.

The woman said Corley instead took her to the area of the Cobbs Creek recreation center where he allegedly sexually assaulted her while he was partially clad inside his police vehicle, according to police sources.

Corley, an officer of four years, said he had consensual sex with the woman.

No information has been released on sentencing.

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