Tampa police arrested one of their own officers on a misdemeanor battery charge on Sunday.
Officers were called to the New Tampa home of Officer Clarence Javan Nathan for a domestic dispute, according to a department news release. Nathan and a woman got into an argument and Nathan grabbed the woman in a bear hug and pushed her, police said.
The woman suffered “very minor” injuries, the news release states.
Nathan was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor battery about 7:10 p.m. and booked into the Hillsborough County jail, records show. Nathan was being held without bail on Monday.
Nathan has been placed on administrative leave while an investigation is underway, the release states. He has been a Tampa police officer for eight years.