An Aurora Police Department officer is under investigation after he took a handcuffed suspect to the ground as the officer was escorting him out of a hospital last August, the department said.
Content warning: This video contains strong language, blood and violence.
The officer was reassigned on Feb. 2. The department said he “is currently working in a non-enforcement capacity, pending the outcomes of criminal and internal investigations.”
The department said the incident happened Aug. 14. Police did not say what the man was suspected of, or why he was in the hospital.
As the officer and suspect approached the exit, the officer forcefully took the handcuffed suspect to the ground, resulting in injuries to his face, police said.
The incident was captured by three officers’ body-worn cameras.
Editor’s note: 9NEWS has blurred the suspect’s face.
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