EUCLID, Ohio (AP) - Suburban Cleveland police officials say an incident recorded on a cellphone video of a white officer repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on the pavement will be reviewed.
Euclid police has issued a statement that says the struggle occurred Saturday morning after a traffic stop. Police say a 25-year-old Cleveland man ignored the officer's orders and began resisting. The video shows a struggle lasting more than three minutes before the man is handcuffed with help from other officers.
WEWS-TV reports the video had been shared on Facebook more than 12,000 times by Saturday night.
The man was examined at a jail and then released after posting bond for driving under suspension and resisting arrest charges.
Euclid police say the incident was recorded on a cruiser's dashboard camera.
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