By: KDKA-TV News Staff
KITTANNING, Pa. (KDKA) – An Armstrong County state trooper has been cited over allegations of unwarranted use of force.READ MORE: National Weather Service Determines EF-1 Tornado Touched Down In Hampton Twp., EF-0 In Mt. Nebo
The state police say trooper Nickolas Elliott was issued a citation Thursday for a summary offense of harassment.
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The charge stems from an allegation of unwarranted use of force. “PSP does not tolerate such action in any situation and takes these allegations seriously,” state police said in a news release.
Elliott enlisted in Oct. 2016 and is assigned to the patrol section of Troop D, Kittanning.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 330 New Cases, No Additional Deaths
He’s been suspended without pay pending the resolution of the criminal charge against him.