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Arkansas Police Video: 2 deputies suspended and 1 officer on administrative leave after video posted of violent collision with human outside store

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.

Crawford County Sheriff Jimmy Damante told CNN affiliate KHBS that the suspect was wanted for allegedly threatened a gas station attendant in nearby town. When he was noticed in Mulberry, Damante said the man was initially willing to cooperate, but then tried attack officers, leading to the confrontation seen in video. The sheriff told KHBS that the suspect was examined at the hospital and taken to the hospital. jaila MP got minor head injury during a fight.

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.

“Referring to the video circulated social media involving two Crawford County deputies, we demanded that the Arkansas State Police investigate, and the deputies were suspended pending results. of investigation,” the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday. in statement posted on Facebook.

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.

“I told with Colonel Bill Bryant of Arkansas State Police and local arrest incident in Crawford County will conduct an investigation based on the video evidence and the request. of prosecutor,” Hutchinson said. in a post on Twitter.

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.

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Tyler Hromadka
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