By Marcy Norton
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with an assault on his girlfriend last month.READ MORE: Mother Of 6 Stabbed To Death In West Philly Had Protective Order Against Fiance Charged In Her Murder
Forty-one-year-old officer Michael Alice is charged with assault, unlawful restraint, reckless endangerment, false imprisonment and violating a protection from abuse order.READ MORE: Sheriff's Deputies Dismantle Protest Encampment Outside Of University City Townhomes
He’s accused of assaulting his girlfriend in their home late last month. Police issued an arrest warrant, and Alice turned himself in Thursday.
Alice is a 12-year veteran of the department.MORE NEWS: Heat Health Emergency In Philadelphia Has Residents Running For Cover From Sun: 'This Heat Is Like, Dangerous'
He has been suspended with intent to dismiss.