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April 1, 2013

'I was assaulted by Vancouver police'

Video of violent arrest draws the ire of city residents.
Snapshot from a YouTube video, uploaded by Mike Schwartz, showing a police arrest in Vancouver, Canada on March 26, 2013.

Video of an officer punching a cyclist has prompted an online conversation about Vancouver's police department. The officer was in mid-arrest when he struck a cyclist in the face. Video of the incident surfaced online March 27. Within less than one week, uploads received more than 100,000 views.


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