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2 Boston Police Officers On Paid Leave After Releasing Suspect

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BOSTON (CBS) – Two Boston Police officers are on paid leave after letting a suspect go earlier this month.

It happened February 17. The suspect was in custody in the back of a cruiser when he was released without charges.

The officers on leave are Royce Veal and Anthony Handleman-Smith.

The police department says an internal investigation is underway.

No other information was released.

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