Two of officers in video deputies with Crawford County Sheriff’s office and a third officer with Mulberry Police Department, agencies confirmed in statements on Sunday.
The video that was posted on social media, shows officers holding a man near the curb as if throw blows to the face face and the knees of a man in in side as well as back.
Woman who can not see in in the video you can hear the words: “Don’t hit him! He needs medicine!” One officer replies, “Back the hell up!” while another orders her to get in her car.
A person who posted video online said that her sister was a witness to a quarrel outside Country Express in Mulberry.
Arkansas State Police identified the suspect as 27-year-old Randal Wooster. of Goose Creek, South Carolina. Worcester is indicted with second degree battery, arrest resistance owning tool of crime, criminal encroachment, criminal hooliganism, terrorist threat, and first- as well as second assault charges, according to state police and jail records.
Crawford County jail records show Worcester is holding on on bail $15,000. Did not have clear Sunday night, whether Wooster had a lawyer.
Mulberry Police Officer on administrative leave pending completion of the investigation, the Mulberry Police Department said. in statement to CNN.
“City of Mulberry and the Mulberry Police Department take these investigations very seriously and hold all of their employees accountable. for their actions,” Mulberry police said.
CNN is not aware of other frames of incident at this time.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson confirmed that the state police would investigate.
CNN reached out to the Arkansas State Police for comment on investigation and did not immediately hear back.
Elizabeth Wolf of CNN contributed to this report.