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Calgary Police Officer Charged For Allegedly Assaulting Ex-Wife

10/28/2016 01:47 EDT | Updated 10/28/2016 01:47 EDT

CALGARY — A veteran Calgary Police Service sergeant has been charged with assaulting his former spouse.

Police say a woman reported that she was assaulted and that the man also threatened her boyfriend and tried to force his way into her home.

Investigators say the sergeant was in uniform and on duty at the time and was under a court order to stay away from the woman.

The woman also reported that she received two emails from the officer and had an argument with him in a public location.

The man has been charged with assault, uttering threats and four counts of breach of probation.

The suspect, who was not named, has been placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the case.

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