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Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy arrested on domestic battery charge

Posted at 10:07 AM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 11:58:09-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post) — Officials say a Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy is on paid leave following a domestic dispute that left a woman with a bloody nose.

The incident took place Monday and Deputy Alex Alfonso was arrested on a domestic battery charge, sheriff's officials said in a report.

He was released from jail Tuesday under court-ordered supervision. The incident report said the woman got into an argument with Alfonso, who struck her.

Investigators interviewed the woman and a witness at a field office in suburban Boca Raton.

It's not clear whether Alfonso has an attorney.