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Officer accused of breaking into woman's home

Mitchell Duncan (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Mitchell Duncan (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A Baton Rouge police officer has been arrested for allegedly breaking into a woman's house twice Wednesday while he was on duty.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said Cpl. Mitchell Duncan, 49, is accused of using a knife to pick the lock on the home.

Investigators said he then assaulted the woman inside.

They added the pair had dated.

The 11-year veteran has since resigned.

Duncan was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on two counts of unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, two counts of simple battery and one count of malfeasance in office.

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