Gold dealer James Stunt did not appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday morning where he was due to face charges of abusive and threatening behaviour towards a police officer.
He did not give reasons for his absence or attempt to arrange to attend the hearing remotely.
The businessman, 38, faces one charge of racially-aggravated harassment of Pc Richard Harper close to his address in Knightsbridge, west London, on June 22 last year.
He is further charged with a lesser offence of harassment of Pc Harper on the same date.
They had three children together – a daughter followed by twin boys – but divorced in 2017.
Prosecutor Simon Maughan confirmed that a court summons had been sent to Stunt in mid-December via recorded delivery.
Mr Maughan said Stunt had also been informed of the charges by the police.
Magistrate Alan Elias issued a warrant for his arrest.
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