Video Shows Cop Apparently Punching Woman in Face

The officer remains on active duty as Elizabeth, N.J. police investigate

Thursday, Mar 7, 2013  |  Updated 8:20 AM EDT
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Police in New Jersey are investigating an incident where an officer appears to punch a woman in the face. Cell phone footage shows the brawl outside a New Jersey nightclub. Read the full story <a href=here." />

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Police in New Jersey are investigating an incident where an officer appears to punch a woman in the face. Cell phone footage shows the brawl outside a New Jersey nightclub. Read the full story here.

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Police Investigate Apparent Punch Video

Police in New Jersey are investigating a video that appears to show an officer punch a woman in the face. Chris Glorioso reports.
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Police in New Jersey are investigating a video that appears to show an officer punch a woman in the face.

Cell phone video posted on YouTube shows a group of people fighting outside the Envy nightclub in Elizabeth.

At one point, an officer and a few others emerge from the crowd, and it appears the cop reaches back and punches a woman directly in the face.

The circumstances behind the incident were not immediately known. Elizabeth Police said they are investigating, and the officer remains on active duty. 

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