CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer was charged with assault.
The department identified the officer as Alex Milhazes.
He's accused of pushing a woman at the pool of an apartment complex in south Charlotte.
The woman also said Milhazes slammed a gate on her ankle.
The officer has been with the department for nearly six years.
Milhazes was already on unpaid leave when the allegations surfaced.