Richmond Police Officer charged with assault

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Richmond Police sergeant is on leave after a fight with another man, according to Richmond Police.

Sgt. Anthony V. Papaleo was off-duty when the incident occurred on Feb. 19, report police. He and the other man both took out simple assault warrants against one another.  The 17-year veteran officer has been placed on non-work status.

Police will conduct an internal investigation once all legal issues are resolved.

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