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Huntsville Police Officer arrested and placed on leave

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Madison County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Huntsville Police Officer Sunday night.

Deputies made the arrest around 11 p.m. after responding to a domestic violence related call.

Jacob Askins was arrested and charged with third degree domestic violence, which is a misdemeanor.

Askins was put on administrative leave with pay pending an internal investigation. 

According to the incident report, the attack occurred on Ike Road in Madison County. The report also indicated the victim is a 23-year-old female and the attack did not occur at the victim's residence. 

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