Did Cops Intend to Cover Up Videotaped Beating?

An attorney for the victim of what appears to be an unprovoked police beating says the student was told by police not to say anything about his injuries, to help him get out of jail earlier.

Left, a photo taken from footage of the beating. (CBS)

The video has led to the suspension of one officer. More suspensions may follow, says Prince George's County, Md. Police Chief Roberto Hylton.

It all began as a victory celebration after the University of Maryland upset Duke in a basketball game March 3, reports CBS News Correspondent Bob Orr.

Dozens of revelers filled the streets near the College Park, Maryland campus.

When the party took an ugly turn, riot-equipped police, some on horseback, moved in. The crowd responded with taunts.

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