Baltimore SWAT officer charged with child sex abuse

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Baltimore Police SWAT team officer is charged with child sex abuse in Harford County.

News outlets report 50-year-old Donald P. Hildebrandt was charged this week with four counts, including sex abuse of a minor, third-degree sex offense and second-degree assault. Details of the allegations were not immediately available.

Court records show Hildebrandt was released on $30,000 unsecured personal bond. It’s not known if he has an attorney.

The Baltimore Police Department said in a statement that it is aware of the investigation in Harford County, and that Hildebrandt has been suspended without pay.

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