Philadelphia police officer charged with assault

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested and charged with assault.

Investigators say 48-year-old Officer Joseph Sees was involved in a domestic fight while he was off-duty in Bensalem, Bucks County.

During the confrontation a woman suffered facial injuries, including a broken nose.

Police say the original complaint came from neighbors who heard the sounds of a violent altercation.

Officer Sees has been suspended for thirty days with the intent to dismiss. He's a 17-year veteran of the department.
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