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City attorney: officer suspended with pay

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
LEACHVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

A Leachville official says a police officer is currently off the force, but he is still receiving a salary.

Lieutenant Brandon Womack of the Leachville Police Department has been suspended with pay.

Chief Joni Isbell suspended Womack on Monday.

Chief Isbell couldn't comment on the reason to suspend Womack.

Region 8 News also spoke with City Attorney Gina Knight, who could only confirm the suspension, but not the reasoning for it, because it is protected under the Freedom of Information Act.

We will continue to follow this investigation as more information becomes available.

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