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BPD To Release Body Camera Footage In Assault Case Involving Sgt. Ethan Newberg

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- The body-worn camera footage purportedly showing a Baltimore police sergeant assaulting a bystander while on duty will be released to the public Friday afternoon, police commissioner Michael Harrison said Thursday.

Sgt. Ethan Newberg was arrested June 6 on charges of second-degree assault, false imprisonment and misconduct. He is currently suspended without pay.

The footage shows Newberg doing a warrant check when a passerby made a comment, leading Newberg to tackle the passerby and arresting him.


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