Monroe Co. deputy arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Monroe Co. deputy arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

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Jacob Summers (source: Roane County Sheriff's Office) Jacob Summers (source: Roane County Sheriff's Office)

KINGSTON (WATE) - A Monroe County sheriff's deputy is facing charges for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

The Roane County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded on April 5 to a home on Loudon Highway for a domestic disturbance.

21-year-old Jacob Summers was arrested for the alleged assault.

The victim told officials that Summers punched her in the jaw and choked her.

Summers was taken into custody in Monroe County and transferred to Roane County. He's charged with domestic assault.

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