Tough Guy: Cop accused of breaking wife's nose during fight pleads not guilty

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Cleveland cop accused of breaking his wife's nose during a fight showed his face in court Friday morning.

43-year-old Eric Roberts was, at first, charged with domestic violence in connection to the July 21st fight. Now, charges have been bumped up to felonious assault.

Roberts is a nine-year veteran on the police force and his service revolver has been confiscated. Officials will go to his home and confiscate his three personal weapons, which are locked in a safe.

Roberts is suspended without pay until the case is decided.

He is currently free after posting his $10K dollar bond.

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