(CBS DETROIT) – A viral video on Reddit leads to an investigation within the Detroit Police Department.
Here is the video that was posted:READ MORE: Motor Bella Wednesday Events Cancelled Due To Safety Issues
The video posted to Reddit on Aug. 1 shows a Detroit Police officer punching a man in Greektown, causing him to fall backward on the pavement.READ MORE: Lake Michigan Water Levels Down By 16 Inches Over The Last Year
Officers later sat the man up, who was able to speak after the incident.
DPD confirms it did learn of the video via social media.
In a statement, the department says internal affairs is reviewing the matter and will give updates as soon as it can.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 6,079 New COVID-19 Cases, 81 Deaths
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