Suffolk Police Officer charged with domestic assault

Posted at 1:20 PM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 13:20:57-04

SUFFOLK, Va. – Police are investigating after a Suffolk Police Officer was arrested for charges involving a domestic assault.

On June 24, Officer Jacob Hughes, 26, was issued a summons for misdemeanor domestic assault.

A Protective Order was also served to Hughes and he is currently on administrative leave with pay pending a criminal and administrative investigation.

Reports say Hughes has been with the Suffolk Police Department since September 2017.

There is no further information at this time.

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