Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Transit Police are investigating a report that one of their officers attacked a private bus company employee on Wednesday night, officials said today.
Police Officer Arthur Fula , 48, was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday morning after the complaint, said Joe Pesaturo, an MBTA spokesman. The alleged victim told police he was assaulted at South Station, Pesaturo said.
Fula has been on the department for six years, according to Pesaturo. The officer was off duty at the time, he said.
The MBTA did not release the name of the alleged victim or of the private bus company.
No other details about the alleged assault were released.
Pesaturo said the Suffolk District Attorney's office would be consulted, but that transit police would conduct the investigation.
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