Prosecutor's office: Wildwood police officers won’t face charges in use-of-force incident caught on video

The Cape May Prosecutor's Office says no charges should be filed against the Wildwood police officers involved last month in a use-of-force incident caught on video.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2020, 10:15 AM

Updated 1,328 days ago

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WARNING: The video is graphic and might be difficult to watch.
The Cape May Prosecutor's Office says no charges should be filed against the Wildwood police officers involved last month in a use-of-force incident caught on video.
The incident happened after a fight broke out in July at a pizzeria on Pacific Avenue.
According to prosecutors, the video shows the suspect resisting arrest and hitting an officer.
Prosecutors say that's when the officer punched him several times.
The Wildwood Police Department's Internal Affairs unit will continue to review the incident.


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