3 Arkansas troopers suspended after video of assault
Three Arkansas officers are suspended after video shows them beating a man. They were responding to a report of a man making threats in Mulberry, Arkansas.
Video shows one officer punching the suspect, another hitting him with his knee and a third holding him on the ground
The Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation into the incident
Two sheriff's deputies and one Mulberry police officer have been suspended.
The three officers involved appear to be white, as does the suspect, 26-year-old John Worcester
His father declined to comment when contacted by The Associated Press
The attorney for the two deputies said Monday that Worcester attacked one of the deputies, giving him a concussion.