Hickman County deputy arrested on charges of assault, official misconduct

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HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Hickman County deputy has been suspended without pay following an arrest Wednesday on multiple charges including assault.

A spokesperson for the Hickman County Sheriff’s Office said Deputy Scott Hull was arrested Wednesday afternoon on four counts of assault with bodily injury, two counts of official misconduct and two counts of official oppression.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said agents began investigating Hull when they received a complaint about excessive use force. During the course of the investigation, the agency said they determined he assaulted two people during arrests in November 2019 and January 2020.

No additional information was released about the alleged assaults.

Hull was hired by the Hickman County Sheriff’s Office in May 2019, the department’s spokesperson said.

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