BRPD Officer arrested for assault
BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police have arrested an 11-year veteran of the Baton Rouge Police Department.
Sgt. Don Stone with the BRPD said Cpl. Mitchell Duncan was arrested Thursday night for breaking into the home of a former girlfriend twice on Wednesday and assaulting her.
Stone says Duncan committed the crimes while on-duty and in full uniform.
Since his arrest, Duncan has resigned from the force.
Duncan was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on two counts of unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, two counts of simple battery and one count of malfeasance in office.