A Maryland police officer was arrested after a bar fight early Thursday, Anne Arundel County police said.
Howard County police officers responded to a report of a bar fight at Triple Nines Bar and Billiards on Washington Boulevard in Elkridge about 1:50 a.m. Thursday, police said.
Officers dispersed the crowd but encountered Anne Arundel County police Cpl. Andrew Salenieks, who was intoxicated, police said.
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Salenieks kicked one of the officers, according to police.
Salenieks, an eight-year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, was charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
He was suspended with pay.