NYPD Officer Charged With Assault In Brooklyn

Report: Officer Sony Joseph Was Involved In A Domestic Dispute
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An off-duty New York City police officer was arrested in Brooklyn Monday and charged with assault.

Officer Sony Joseph, 34 , was arrested at 5:09 a.m. Monday in the 76th Precinct, which includes the Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook sections of Brooklyn.

Police did not provide further details. But a DNAInfo report said the charges followed a domestic dispute at Joseph’s home.

Joseph has been on the force since 2002 and worked in Brooklyn, the publication reported.

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