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Washtenaw sheriff's deputy repeatedly punches Ypsilanti woman

Washtenaw sheriff's deputy repeatedly punches Ypsilanti woman

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office has opened an internal police investigation after a video circulated on Facebook showing a white deputy repeatedly punching a black woman during an arrest.

Video of the incident shows one deputy, a white male, punching the woman repeatedly in the head while the other used a taser on the husband before taking both into custody, reports MLive.

• Some staff involved in the incident have been placed on administrative leave pending the investigative results.

Some involved deputies have been placed on administrative leave as a result of the incident pending an investigation, according to the sheriff's office.

An external agency will conduct the internal investigation and body cam and dash cam footage has been collected as part of the investigation, according to the sheriff's office.

Source: www.freep.com
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