MPD officer arrested on simple assault charge

Officer Ozell Toles (Source: Memphis Police Department)
Officer Ozell Toles (Source: Memphis Police Department)

(WMC-TV) - Authorities say a Memphis police officer has been charged with assaulting a female juvenile in a parking lot in the suburb of Collierville.

Officer Ozell Toles, 45, has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of an investigation.

Collierville city spokesman Mark Heuberger said Toles was off duty at the time of the alleged assault, which took place on September 9.

Online court records do not show if Toles has been booked or if he has a lawyer.

Toles has been a Memphis police officer since 2001, and is assigned to the Mount Moriah Station.

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