Randall Worcester Video: 3 law enforcement officers suspended
The Mulberry Police Department and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department have confirmed that Mulberry Police Officer, Thell Riddle and Crawford County Sheriff’s deputies Zack King and Levi White are the men captured on video brutally beating a suspect outside the Kountry Xpress Sunday morning.
All three officers are now on leave pending the outcome of an investigation by Arkansas State Police.
Onlookers captured the brutal arrest with a cellphone, and the video quickly went viral.
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According to Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, a store clerk called police after a suspect allegedly spat in their face and made threats.
When several officers went to confront him, he allegedly pushed a deputy to the ground and punched the back of his head, leading to the arrest, punching and kicking the suspects head and body as a third officer kept the person pinned down.
This is a developing story. We’ll update this article with more information as it becomes available.