'VIDEO from US prison shows inmate held down, pepper sprayed at close range'

A video of a restrained inmate, Paul Schlosser, being held down and pepper sprayed at close range was recently released by the Maine Sunday Telegram.

The video shows Schlosser being tied to a restraint chair and held down by five prison officials. He is then pepper sprayed in the face and eyes at close range by Captain Shawn Welch, reports RT.com.

The incident happened at the Windham Correctional Center in South Windham, Maine.