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Albany police officer arrested

Albany police officer arrested

August 08, 2018 07:35 PM

Albany police say one of their officers has been arrested while out-of-state.

According to police in Nashville, TN, 28-year-old Matthew Seeber was charged with assault after he punched a bar employee in the head at the Tequila Cowboy bar Saturday morning.

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Acting Police Chief Mike Basile released a statement, saying it happened while the officer was off-duty.

Basile did not release Seeber's name in his statement.

Seeber has been placed on administrative duties while an investigation is done.

According to a post from the Albany police Facebook page, Seeber was named the department's 'Officer of the Year' back in May.

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