Gina Cook

DC Police Lieutenant Arrested for Child Cruelty

A D.C. police lieutenant has been put on administrative leave after being charged with cruelty to a child, police say.

Lt. David Hutchinson, 55, was arrested and charged with second-degree cruelty to a child, according to charging documents.

The charges stemmed from a domestic incident that happened on Oct.30, documents said.

Hutchinson has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.

Hutchinson has been with the Metropolitan Police Department for about 27 years and was assigned to the Second District.

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