Police officer filmed punching woman on New Jersey beach – BBC News
Police in the US state of New Jersey have opened an inquiry after a video emerged showing an officer punching a woman in the head during an arrest.
The footage, posted on social media on Saturday, shows three officers from the Wildwood Police Department attempting to detain Emily Weinman, 20.
Ms Weinman was later charged with illegal possession of alcohol on the beach and for resisting arrest.
Two of the officers have been placed on administrative duty, officials said.
The incident, which occurred on a beach on Memorial Day weekend in the US, shows Ms Weinman being wrestled to the ground in a swimsuit and shorts.