Cop Apologizes For Photo Of Him Dressed As Muslim Woman

A St. Paul police officer issued an apology Tuesday after a photo of him in traditional Islamic women’s clothing made its way through social media this weekend.

Officer Robert Buth said the photo showed him at a private Halloween party in his free time. He offered an apology to those whom he offended and said he regrets the image.

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St. Paul Police began an investigation into the image after receiving a tweet Sunday that asked if the man in photo was a police officer.

The Tweet came from Mukhtar Ibrahim, who identifies himself as a journalist and editor in the Washington, D.C. area.

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