LMPD officer arrested on charge of domestic violence

LMPD officer arrested on charge of domestic violence

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Officer Travis Hayden of the LMPD was arrested on Saturday, for Assault 4/Domestic Violence, an LMPD Spokesperson confirmed.

According to the arrest slip, a victim reported that Hayden began yelling and screaming at her. She walked away, then was grabbed and shoved into a wall by Hayden.

Allegedly, Hayden then punched the victim in the face. After she locked herself in a bedroom, he kicked the door, damaging it. The victim fled to the bathroom where she was able to call police.

Officer Hayden is a 14-year veteran of the department.

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He's been placed on administrative reassignment until the investigation is completed.

He was with the LMPD Training Unit.

WAVE 3 News will update this story when more information becomes available.

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