Georgia police officer arrested, charged with assaulting woman

Officer R.L. New/Via FOX 5

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A Cobb County Police officer has been arrested, according to the Cobb County Police department.

Authorities tell FOX 5, Officer R.L. New has been charged with aggravated assault of a female.

Detectives with the Crimes Against Persons unit took New into custody on Monday night.

Police say the incident happened while New was off duty.

The police department started an investigation after receiving a complaint about New.

No other details have been released. The investigation is ongoing.

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