NORWALK, Calif.—Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have been sentenced to three years of probation and community service for beating a firefighter while they were off-duty.

Joshua Titel pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor assault, while Brian Richards pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery for beating and kicking firefighter Stephen Paige in June 2007 in San Dimas.

Both men were ordered to pay restitution to Paige. Titel was also ordered to complete an anger management program, attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and not possess a gun during probation.

The sheriff's office says the deputies have been suspended without pay until an internal review is completed.

It was not immediately clear what prompted the beating.

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