DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials with the Dallas Police Department have confirmed the arrest of one of their own.

Tyrone Williams Jr. is a 12 year DPD veteran (credit: Dallas Police Department)

According to a release statement, Officer Tyrone Williams Junior was arrested on June 14 and charged with Sexual Assault of a Child.

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Officials say the incident occurred in the City of Dallas but released no other information.

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Officer Williams, who has been with the department since March 2009,  was booked into the Lew Sterrett Justice Center. He is currently assigned to the South Central Patrol Division.

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The department said Williams has been placed on administrative leave while an Internal Affairs administrative investigation is completed.

CBSDFW.com Staff