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FBI Reviewing Arrest in Arizona in Which Officers Beat Man

Another police department this week determined that officers' use of force was justified

The FBI will look into whether Mesa, Arizona, police violated a man's civil rights when they punched him while responding to a complaint about another man, whose arrest is also under review, NBC News reported.

Surveillance video shows police punching Robert Johnson on May 23, while responding to a domestic disturbance report. He was arrested — police said he refused a request to sit down — but charges were later dropped at prosecutors' request.

Another police department this week determined that officers' use of force was justified.

Johnson's attorney called it a case of police brutality and said he was pleased the FBI was looking into it.

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