4 Glendale cops have been positioned on administrative depart after bystander video captured officers apparently utilizing power throughout an arrest at a mall.
About 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, officers in plainclothes and in uniform responded to a theft at a enterprise contained in the Glendale Galleria mall, the division stated in a information launch Wednesday.
Officers stated “a wrestle ensued” throughout the try to detain the suspect at a Dick’s Sporting Items and the officers used power. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of petty theft and resisting an officer by power.
Footage of the incident, which was obtained by information shops, reveals three males — together with one in a police uniform — punching and kicking an individual within the face whereas he’s on the bottom. A lady in plainclothes restrains the detained individual’s legs.
CBSLA has reported that the individual being detained was a male teenager.
The division stated that the officers can be positioned on depart whereas it investigates the arrest and that it’s in search of witnesses who have been contained in the mall or the shop who can present extra info.
“Glendale cops are held to a excessive commonplace and we work laborious to keep up the belief of our neighborhood,” the division stated. “We take these kind of incidents very critically.”
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