Published: Sep 20, 2010 8:33 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 20, 2010 5:33 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Fla. - An Arcadia police officer has been terminated after hitting a man.

According to documents obtained by WINK News, Sergeant William Metcalf punched a man twice in the face. The incident occurred last week while Metcalf was off duty, but he was wearing an Arcadia Police jacket.

According to documents, the incident was over a mutual girlfriend.

When questioned, Metcalf admitted to hitting the man.

He was with the department since 1996.