VIDEO: Officer caught beating jaywalking pedestrian

(KCRA) – The Sacramento Police department is investigating the actions of one of their own officers for slamming Nandi Cain Jr. on the ground and repeatedly punching him.

In the video, released Monday, it shows the officer confronting Cain for allegedly jaywalking.

The two then exchange words and the situation quickly escalates.

Naomi Montaie, who is a neighbor of Cain, captured the video and says was shocked that it even happened.

“He grabbed him by the neck, got him on the ground and just started punching him,” said Monttaie. ” Kept punching him and I was like sir -why you hitting him like that?” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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