Police say an officer has been suspended after he was reportedly videotaped slamming a handcuffed man to the ground and bashing his head on the side of an above-ground pool.
Authorities say 26-year-old Officer James Yeager surrendered to the department's internal affairs unit on Friday for the July 10 beating of a handcuffed man that left him hospitalized in critical condition.
A video uploaded to social media on the day of the incident shows a group of officers grabbing a handcuffed man and slamming him to the ground. The video also shows an officer picking the man up and smashing his head into the side of a pool.
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Police say the 21-year-old man was resisting arrest for narcotics by swinging his arms and kicking.
Police didn't immediately respond to requests for more information.
No phone number is listed for Yeager.