PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and other offenses.
Bail has been set at $1 million for Officer Novice Sloan.
Sloan, 28, was arrested Friday and is charged with sexual assault, indecent assault and simple assault.
Authorities said the alleged assault occurred on Aug. 8 but didn't provide additional details.
Sloan is assigned to the 17th police district in South Philadelphia.
In a statement, District Attorney Larry Krasner called the charges "incredibly serious."
It wasn't immediately known if Sloan had retained an attorney who could comment on the charges.