Advertisement

Off-duty Prince Edward County OPP officer charged with domestic assault

An OPP officer in Prince Edward County has been charged with assault following a domestic-related investigation.
An OPP officer in Prince Edward County has been charged with assault following a domestic-related investigation. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

An OPP officer in Prince Edward County has been arrested in connection with an alleged domestic assault.

The OPP’s professional standards bureau launched a domestic-related investigation into alleged incidents that occurred while an officer was off duty.

READ MORE: Off-duty Quinte West OPP officer charged with impaired driving

On Friday, the OPP said the eight-year member has been charged with two counts of assault.

The officer has placed on administrative duties, OPP said.

The identity of the accused is not being released in order to protect the identity of the alleged victim, police said.

The officer will appear in court at a later date.

Story continues below advertisement

— More to come