A Baltimore police officer has been put on paid leave after he was filmed repeatedly punching a man and knocking him to the ground

Posted On: Aug 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A Baltimore police officer has been put on paid leave after he was filmed repeatedly punching a man and knocking him to the ground

A Baltimore police officer was put on paid leave on Saturday after a recording surfaced showing him repeatedly punching a man during a confrontation.
The recording lasts about 30 seconds, and the city's interim police commissioner said the video "deeply disturbed" him.
Warren Brown, an attorney for the man who was knocked down, identified his client as 26-year-old DaShawn McGrier.
Brown said his client faces charges for assaulting the officer, whom he identified as Arthur Williams, in June - charges McGrier is contesting in court.
A Baltimore police officer was put on paid leave on Saturday after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk during a confrontation.
The recording lasts about 30 seconds, and the city's interim police commissioner said the video "deeply disturbed" him.
The video begins with the officer standing in front of a black man who has his back to a wall. The officer, who is also black, can be seen shoving the man in the...

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