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Franklin Township Suspends Cop For Kicking Restrained Suspect

May 4, 2018

A Franklin Township trustee says a township police officer has been suspended, after a cellphone video showing him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head went viral.  

The incident took place Tuesday night on Eakin Road near Sullivant Avenue.  The video from a bystander shows the unidentified officer kicking a suspect lying on the ground, held by a second officer.