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Report: NYPD lieutenant busted for groping woman at California wedding

September 20, 2018 - 9:34 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An NYPD Lieutenant was busted for allegedly groping a woman working a photo booth at a wedding reception in Long Beach, California last week.

The Daily News reports, 35-year-old Lieutenant Jonathan Simons of Brooklyn was confronted by the woman's husband who then delivered a beat down.

The attack was so severe that Simons ended up in a hospital.

He was later released and charged with sexual battery. Simons is free on $20,000 bail.

The NYPD says the 13-year veteran has been suspended without pay.