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Officer Arrested for Punching Child

Posted May 19, 1999 7:00 a.m. EDT

— A Rolesville police officer was arrested Wednesday and faces a misdemeanor assault charge for allegedly punching a three-year-old in the face, giving him a nosebleed.

Gordon Michael Jenkins, 30, has been suspended from the Rolesville Police Department pending an internal investigation. He has been with the department since March 1995.