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Baltimore officer seen in viral punching video charged

Posted: 3:37 PM, Aug 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-15 23:41:46Z

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced on Tuesday an indictment against a Baltimore Police Officer seen punching a man in a viral video. 

The video was posted over the weekend and quickly spread around social media. It shows an officer, Arthur Williams, and a man yelling at each other, and then you see the officer punching the man. 

Williams is charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault and misconduct in office. The other officer seen in the video is not being charged. 

Mosby says her office has considered evidence that was public and transparent, but also other evidence as well. There is a warrant out for Williams arrest.