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A New Brunswick RCMP officer has been placed on administrative duties and an external review is pending after an arrest was caught on video in Campbellton, Friday afternoon.

New Brunswick RCMP say members of the Campbellton detachment responded to reports of a man wielding a stick while entering local businesses in the city’s downtown around 1:15 pm, Friday, July 2nd.

During a phone interview with CTV News Atlantic, New Brunswick RCMP Sgt. Mario Maillet said when officers arrived, the man resisted arrest and an altercation ensued.

Part of the arrest was recorded and posted to social media where it has been widely viewed. In the more than three minute video, a male officer can be seen repeatedly striking the male suspect while an unidentified civilian holds down his legs. RCMP say the man declined medical attention and was taken into custody where he remains.

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