- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced of a street fair altercation in Brooklyn.

Police Commissioner William Bratton said Wednesday the officer has been stripped of his gun, badge and police duties while the department investigates.

The video surfaced following the street fair last weekend.

Bratton said the fair was supposed to end at 6 p.m. but it was still going a half hour later. Officers tried to clear the street for traffic.

The amateur video shows officers arresting a man in a black and white jacket. Another officer comes up and appears to kick the man in the side, then walks away.

Bratton says the department is taking the incident very seriously.

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