BRIDGEPORT, Conn — A high-ranking member of the Bridgeport Fire Department is on leave amid an investigation into a sexual assault report.
City officials said woman went to the Central Avenue station Thursday morning to report an incident involving her daughter and a member of the Bridgeport Fire Department.
The senior officer at the firehouse then called Bridgeport Police to respond and start an investigation.
The fire department member in question has been placed on administrative leave as the criminal investigation is ongoing, officials said.
Bridgeport police and Mayor Joe Ganim released a video statement regarding the ongoing investigation, saying they take these investigations seriously.
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