Cop arrested, charged with assaulting girlfriend

An eight-year veteran on the force was arrested early Monday morning for assault in a dispute with his girlfriend, cops said.

cop An eight-year eteran on the force was arrested early Monday morning for assault in a dispute with his girlfriend, cops said. Credit: Metro File Photo.

 

An off-duty police officer was arrested in the Bronx early Monday, the NYPD reported.

 

Officer George Sotomayor, 30, was charged with assault with a weapon and strangulation.

 

A law enforcement official said the assault occurred in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.

 

Sotomayor has been on the force for eight years, the official said.

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