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Veteran Cop Facing Simple Assault Charge Appears In Court

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Lt. John Josey is seen leaving a Philadelphia courtroom Tuesday. Lt. John Josey is seen leaving a Philadelphia courtroom Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA -

Nineteen-year police veteran Lt. John Josey will have to wait to learn his fate after appearing in court on a simple assault Tuesday.

Josey was captured on video striking a woman during the city's Puerto Rican Day Parade last September.

The woman, 39-year-old Aida Guzman, was seen getting knocked to the ground in the video.

After an investigation, Josey was later fired.

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