Colorado City officer on administrative leave following assault charges

Colorado City officer on administrative leave following assault charges
(Source: Raycom Media)

COLORADO CITY, TX (KWES) - A Colorado City Police Department officer is under administrative leave after he was arrested on Thursday.

Gilbert Emmanuel Salazar was arrested after Colorado City police was notified of family violence. We're told the Texas Rangers were contacted to investigate and an arrest warrant was issued.

Salazar is now facing assault charges and was immediately placed on administrative leave.

We're told he was not on duty at the time of the assault.

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