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October 16, 2012

Video of man slapping Philly officer goes viral

Man is seen yelling at an approaching bike officer as a woman tries to restrain him and screams, "Stop!"

By Robert Moran
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — On YouTube, it was labeled "Oktoberfest Justice."

A viral video surfaced this weekend showing a man slapping a Philadelphia police officer and immediately getting beaten down by that officer at a South Street beer festival last month.

Full story: Video of man slapping Philly officer goes viral

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