A new video has surfaced on the internet that shows a correctional officer in California beating a handcuffed man in the head for no apparent reason.
The 35-second video, first reported by Fresno’s YouCentralValley.com, was released by the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s office.
The victim, who is still unidentified, was arrested for public intoxication. The video shows the victim sitting on the floor, handcuffed, when a correctional officer walked into the room and punched him on the side of the head.
The victim then falls to the ground.
According to the report, two other officers were in the room when the incident happened and reported the attack to a supervisor.
The attacking officer was charged with a misdemeanor count of assault by a public officer and was put on administrative leave.
Watch the video clip below: