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3 Sandy Springs officers resign amid investigation into domestic violence incident

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Three Sandy Springs officers have resigned following an investigation into domestic violence outside the Atlanta Braves stadium in Cobb County.

The incident happened on Nov. 23 and only involved one of the officers. Sandy Springs police confirmed that Officer Anthony Sandoval was involved in a domestic dispute with his ex-wife outside one of the restaurants at the Battery - a shopping area outside SunTrust Park.

Warrants said Sandoval punched her in the face before slamming her into the ground.

Cobb County police responded to the location and began investigating - which ultimately led to Sandoval's arrest. Charged with misdemeanor simple battery and domestic violence, he immediately resigned. He was later released on a $3,500 bond

Following an internal affairs investigation, Sandy Springs police said two more officers, Cpt. David Huffschmidt and Sgt. Amanda Stein, resigned as well. However, they were not implicated in the crime and don't face criminal charges.

Below is the statement released to 11Alive about what happened: 

Officer Sandoval was involved in a domestic violence incident at the Battery in Cobb County. He immediately resigned his position with the Sandy Springs Police Department.

An internal affairs investigation was initiated and during the investigation, Captain David Huffschmidt resigned his position with the SSPD.

The third resignation was announced after the above statement. So far, no other information has been released on the two additional resignations.