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Viewer-submitted video shows El Paso Police forcefully detain man

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) — ABC-7 has reached out to the El Paso Police Department following a viewer-submitted video that surfaced earlier this week, showing El Paso Police Officers detaining a man.

The incident, recorded on a smartphone, allegedly occurred on Sunday night around 11:30 PM.  The footage, which lasts approximately three minutes, appears to show an altercation between several El Paso police officers and a male victim. The individual, whose actions leading up to the altercation are not seen in the footage, appears to be subdued by the officers.

As the video continues, one of the officers appears to put a knee on the individual.

The El Paso Police Department says the incident is under review. The department has not yet released the names of the officers involved in the incident.

The story is still developing, and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

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