Sources: Police Officer Turns Himself In After Allegedly Assaulting Wife

The Coral Gables police officer authorities were searching for has turned himself in.

Sources said Manny Rivero showed up to the movie theater at Sunset Place mall in South Miami and then allegedly assaulted his wife. That’s when he allegedly took off after the incident.

Sources told NBC 6 that a witness called police after the incident. The officer was not on duty at the time of the incident.

According to the Coral Gables Police Department, Rivero has been relieved of duty by the police chief. The department says he was relieved "based upon an ongoing criminal and internal investigation that involved an allegation of domestic violence that occurred in South Miami." 

South Miami Police and the State's Attorney Office are investigating.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is made available. 

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