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Police arrest man accused of impersonating an officer

January 6, 2020 GMT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia have arrested a man accused of impersonating an officer.

A statement from Lynchburg police said William Jacob Mills was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with impersonating a police officer.

Police began searching for Mills on Sunday, requesting any information on Facebook. Mills is accused of posing as a Lynchburg officer, news outlets reported.

Police didn’t immediately release details of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

It’s unclear whether Mills has an attorney who can comment on his behalf.