Baltimore officer suspended after punching incident recorded

Baltimore, Maryland - A Baltimore police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk.

Interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Saturday he was "deeply disturbed" by the video that surfaced online Saturday.

I’m deeply disturbed by the video that surfaced online earlier today. The officer involved has been suspended while we investigate the totality of this incident. Part of our investigation will be reviewing body worn camera footage. If anyone witnessed this incident we are asking you to contact the Office of Professional Responsibility at 410-396-2300 .

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Location: Baltimore, MD 43105, USA