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Dallas police say a veteran officer has been placed on leave after being arrested on an assault charge in DeSoto.

According to a statement from Dallas police, DeSoto officers responded to a disturbance call at 7:20 p.m. Sunday at the home of Dallas Officer Ralph McAfee.

McAfee was arrested for felony assault involving his girlfriend.

McAfee, who has been with the Dallas Police Department since 1999, has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

In a separate case, Dallas Officer Brandon Innes was arrested for public intoxication after his vehicle was found at the scene of a single-vehicle accident. Innes was placed on administrative leave.

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