published Monday, April 7th, 2014

TBI asked to investigate 10th Judicial District Attorney Steve Bebb assault allegation

The Cleveland Police Department has asked the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to look into a complaint that 10th Judicial District Attorney Steve Bebb assaulted a female assistant district attorney in his office last week.

In a news release, police spokeswoman Evie West said Cynthia LeCroy Schemel filed a complaint Friday saying Bebb assaulted her on Wednesday.

No details were provided, but Schemel told the Times Free Press on Saturday that Bebb yelled at her, grabbed her and cocked a fist at her.

West said the case is an an active investigation and no more information will be released until authorized by the TBI.

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