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Missouri Officer Investigated After Police SUV Strikes Man

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DELLWOOD, Mo. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) — A police officer from a St. Louis suburb has been suspended and is under investigation by local and federal authorities after a video was released that appears to show a police SUV knocking a man to the ground and striking him before arresting the man.

St. Louis County police say the incident involving an officer from Florissant happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in Dellwood. The events were captured by a resident’s doorbell camera.

The video shows the SUV striking the man as he runs past a home. Then the officer jumps on top of the man and appears to hit him before cuffing him.

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