This cop is way overboard.
Flagstaff police said they are aware of the incident and launching a probe into the incident.
“Our agency is very concerned by what is depicted in the video,” a spokesperson said. “We are immediately initiating an internal investigation into this incident.”
Arizona police say an officer is being investigated after video surfaced that shows him striking a woman in the face during an arrest.
Flagstaff police say in a news release that officer Jeff Bonar has been placed on leave pending the probe.
They say “our agency is very concerned by what is depicted in this video.”
Police say the incident occurred Wednesday as police arrested a “somewhat uncooperative” woman.
Cell phone video apparently shot by an onlooker and posted on Facebook shows her struggling with two officers.
At one point one of men strikes or punches her in the mouth area. She is eventually placed in a squad car.
Jimmy Sedillo told CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO-TV authorities were at his Flagstaff residence, serving an eviction notice.