WILDWOOD, N. J. – the Police have launched an investigation after a video posted online shows an officer punching a woman, on a beach in the south of New Jersey.
Wildwood police said on its Facebook page that the 20-year-old Emily Weinman of Philadelphia faces multiple charges, including assault of a police officer and resisting arrest.
NJ.com reports video of Saturday incident shows an officer clubbing the head of the woman is two times as them down on the sand. Voices heard shouting “stop resisting,” although it is unclear who was talking.
The video is not to see what led to the confrontation.
Wildwood police chief Robert Regalbuto said he finds the video “alarming”, but do not want to fast to the opinion that” until the investigation is completed.
Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano, Jr. tells Philly.com the whole episode was a disgrace.”