According to an arrest report, a Cocoa Police Department sergeant was arrested and taken into custody on Thursday after he was accused in a domestic violence incident in Rockledge.
Alan Worthy, 33, was charged with aggravated battery domestic violence just before midnight on Thursday.
Rockledge police said a verbal argument between Worthy and a woman intensified to physical violence when Worthy, “sprinted toward her and got in her face,” police stated in an arrest report.
Police said the woman has injuries and bruises that are visible.
Worthy has been employed by the Cocoa Police Department for about 10 years, according to police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez.
“Sgt. Worthy has been put on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of the investigation,” Martinez said.
Worthy’s bond was set at $25,000, according to court documents.