(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: Michigan Reports 6,079 New COVID-19 Cases, 81 Deaths
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: Over 150 Chaldean Doctors In Michigan, Pleads With Community To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
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 Plans 1st U.S. Charging Road For Electric Vehicles
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