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Peabody cop denies he assaulted his girlfriend

Brendan O'Brien as he was sworn in as sergeant by Peabody City Clerk Tim Spanos.   (Courtesy )
SALEM — The lawyer representing a Peabody police sergeant, whom authorities allege assaulted his girlfriend, said it was the woman who should have been charged.  “Typically, police arrest the dominant aggressor, in this case it’s clear from the injuries sustained that my client took a significant brunt of the assault,” said Kenneth Anderson, a Boston…

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