GLENDALE (CBSLA) — A rough arrest at a Glendale mall was caught on camera.
The video shows two men punching another man at a Dick’s Sporting Goods store at the Glendale Galleria. A uniformed officer then arrives and kicks the man in the face.READ MORE: Crash On 10 Freeway In West LA Leaves One Dead
A witness who sent the video to CBS2/KCAL9 said they believed mall security or undercover police were attempting to arrest the man for shoplifting when the uniformed officer arrived and kicked the man.READ MORE: LA Presiding Judge Extends Deadlines For Criminal Trials
The Glendale Police Department released a statement that said:MORE NEWS: Juneteenth Celebrations To Be Held Throughout Los Angeles County
“The Glendale Police Department has seen the video and as of tonight, we have initiated a full investigation to determine all of the facts. This incident will be carefully reviewed, including all actions taken by the officers during the arrest process. Any additional video and reports regarding the case will also be thoroughly reviewed and evaluated.”