A police officer punched a black teen in the face while attempting to arrest him on Friday (May 11) outside a mall in Wisconsin.
The video uploaded to social media by Tyrone Jackson showed the policeman at the Mayfair Mall parking lot hitting a 17-year-old in the face before the teen fell to the ground, where he punched him again.
Local media reported the officers were called Friday afternoon by mall security for disorderly subjects who refused to leave. The Wauwatosa Police Department said on a statement that the video showed "only a small segment of the interaction between the suspect and the officer" and that they are looking into the incident.
The 17-year-old was arrested and cited for disorderly conduct, battery, and resisting an officer, according to local media.
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