PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia Police officer has been suspended following a domestic altercation with a female in Upper Darby.
Officials say Officer Deric Lewis was arrested following the incident on December 28, 2015.
The nature of the altercation is unclear, but officials say Lewis was off-duty at the time.
Lewis allegedly refused to provide identification to the Upper Darby police officers who responded and was disorderly.
The 35-year-old has been charged with simple assault and harassment.
Lewis is a 9-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police department and was assigned to the 18th district.
Commissioner Charles Ramsey suspended Lewis on Monday for 30 days, with the intent to dismiss the officer from the force.