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Video shows Seattle cop punching girl's face

June 15, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Seattle police officer is under investigation after he was caught on film punching a girl in the face during a jaywalking stop.Police say the incident started when the officer was trying to stop a girl he had seen jaywalking.

A second girl put her hands on the officer's arm. He thought she was trying to free her friend and responded with a punch.

She could face charges of obstructing an officer, but investigators say there will be a thorough investigation of the officer's actions as well.


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