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Cop Arrested for Pressuring Girlfriend Into Abortion, Then Beating Her Because ‘It Took Too Long’

A South Carolina police officer has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend because her abortion took too long.

The North Charleston Police Department has placed 38-year-old officer Sierra Shivers on unpaid leave pending an investigation.

According to police, Shivers punched his girlfriend five times in the left side of her face on January 30.

Detectives say Shivers brought her to a women’s health clinic to get an abortion but got angry because the visit made him late for work.

Police say Shivers hit the woman repeatedly and then told her not to tell anyone after dropping her off at a hotel.

His girlfriend called the police later that day and her face was still swollen when officers met her two days later.

She told police that Shivers pressured her into having an abortion and threatened to arrest her family members if she didn’t.

Shivers was booked and released on $2,505 bond.

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