NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — An NYPD officer stood charged with assault Monday, after allegedly punching his 3-year-old son in the face at their Nassau County home.

Jason Sharp of Bellmore was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief.

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The boy suffered swelling and bruising to the right eye, cheek and nose after his father allegedly punched him Saturday afternoon.

Sharp was arraigned Sunday and released on a personal recognizance bond.

But a judge issued an order of protection, barring Sharp from harassing his wife, his son and a 5-year-old child.

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Sharp is an officer on the Brooklyn police gang unit, according to a Newsday report. Police officials he has been suspended without pay.

Sharp was scheduled to appear back in court on March 18.

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