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A Washington state police department is conducting an investigation into an officer’s use of force while breaking up a fight on Sunday night that prompted public outrage.

ABC News reported on Wednesday that the Yakima Police Department opened a probe earlier this week when a viral video on Facebook showed a boy being pepper sprayed and kicked in the back by an officer.

The article goes on to state the following:

In the video, which had since garnered 288,000 views as of early Wednesday, the officer can be seen kicking the boy while other officers on the scene shouted “get on the ground.”

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