Ex Oak Ridge Officer charged with beating suspect

OAK RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – A former police officer in Oak Ridge has been charged with assaulting a suspect.

The TBI was asked to look into the incident from December.

They found that during an investigation, then-officer Andre James Thompson physically assaulted a male juvenile in an interview room at the police station.

He was later fired by the department.

On Tuesday, he was charged with a count of assault in the case.

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