Virginia Beach officer arrested on assault charges

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A Virginia Beach police officer was arrested and charged with two counts of Trespassing and three counts of Simple Assault, according to a Virginia Beach Police Department press release.

Officer Miles E. Lewis, 32, allegedly knew the person he assaulted.

The agency said, “[Lewis] will remain on administrative assignment pending the outcome of the criminal and administrative investigations.”

He has been with the Department for seven years.

The case remains under investigation by the Department’s Office of Internal Affairs and the Detective Bureau.

No further details have been released.

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