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Texas Rangers are investigating high ranking Bryan Police officer for an alleged assault

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Posted at 6:44 PM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 17:08:54-05

BRYAN, TX — Texas Rangers are investigating a Bryan Police officer for an alleged assault.

Police say on the evening of Feb. 8th, Bryan Police officers were called to 506 West 26th Street regarding a report of alleged assaults.

The police report from the assault states:

"One individual reported that another male touched him in an offensive manner by shoving the palm of his hand into the individual's face, touching his nose. It was also reported that the individual who was offended by this contact then struck the other male on and about his head and face multiple times, resulting in visible injuries. Parties were separated. Both parties wish to press charges for assault. The case will be referred for further investigation."

Arriving officers discovered the reported incident involved a member of the Bryan Police Department’s command staff, who was off-duty and not working at the time.

As a result of the initial investigation, the Bryan Police Department has turned the investigation over to the Texas Rangers.

The City of Bryan says its policy is not to comment further on active investigations.