Agence France-PresseMarch 3, 2014 22:04
A senior aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned after being arrested on suspicion of child pornography offences, Downing Street confirmed Monday.
Patrick Rock, 62, was arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency last month.
"On the evening of February 12, Downing Street was first made aware of a potential offence relating to child abuse imagery," said a Downing Street spokesman.
"It was immediately referred to the National Crime Agency.