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Prince William police officer charged in domestic assault

A Prince William County police officer has been arrested and charged in a domestic assault, police said.

Police were called to investigate a domestic assault at a house on the 15500 block of Laurel Ridge Road in Montclair around 11 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, Prince William police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Perok said in a news release.

A 51-year-old woman told police that she and Robert Edward Donnan were involved in an argument when Donnan assaulted her, causing minor injuries, Perok said in the news release.

Donnan, a sworn police officer in the Prince William County police department, was arrested, police said.

Donnan has been reassigned to an administrative position and his police powers have been suspended pending the results of an internal investigation, Perok said in the news release.

Donnan, 40, of the 15500 block of Laurel Ridge Road, was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery. He was released on a $6,000 unsecured bond.

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