Officer arrested for assaulting fiancee

April 29, 2009 2:25:07 PM PDT
A Philadelphia Police officer is charged in the alleged assault of his fiancee. On Tuesday night at around 10:00 p.m., Philadelphia Police were called to the 500 block of Waterview Lane for a report of a domestic dispute.

When authorities arrived, they found a woman who appeared to have been slapped, punched, and hit with a handgun. She told police that her fiance was the one who beat her and then he fled the scene.

The woman was transported to Frankford-Torresdale Hospital.

The police were able to track down the fiance on I-95 in the area of Washington Avenue.

The fiance is identified as Talib Muhammad. Muhammad is a 13-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Narcotics Unit.

He was found in possession of two handguns.

Muhammad was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and possessing an instrument of crime in the alleged domestic assault.

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