FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A Fort Worth Police officer is facing multiple charges, accused of attacking a man and then trying to cover it up.

A Tarrant County grand jury indicted officer Jon Romer, Jr. last week on charges of official oppression and perjury.

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He was booked into the Tarrant County Jail Thursday evening.

Jon Romer, Jr.

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The indictment accuses Romer of punching, choking and pushing a man he was arresting in 2016.

Romer is also accused of making a false statement last month during a police investigation.

The Fort Worth Police Department would not comment on the situation.

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