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Spring Hill officer facing domestic assault charges

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Officer Eric Pinkerton, 35, was arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor domestic assault. Officer Eric Pinkerton, 35, was arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor domestic assault.
SPRING HILL, Tenn. -

A Spring Hill police officer is facing serious charges.

Officer Eric Lee Pinkerton was arrested on Wednesday and charged with domestic assault.

Pinkerton, 35, is a patrol officer and has been with the Spring Hill Police Department for over five years.

The alleged domestic assault took place on January 17.  He was arrested five days later by the Columbia Police Department and released on a $2,500 bond.

Pinkerton is currently on administrative leave with pay.

A statement was released by the Spring Hill Police Department on Saturday saying, "The Spring Hill Police Department wants the community to know that we take the issue of domestic violence very seriously and no one person is above the law. The Spring Hill Police Department does not condone any actions of domestic violence whether by one of our officers or any other citizen in our community."

The investigation is ongoing.

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