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MPD officer accused of punching teen at Columbia Heights Metro station

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An MPD officer allegedly punched a teenager early Saturday morning while he was being placed under arrest, DCist reports.

A D.C. police spokeswoman told DCist that the incident, which happened at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, is under investigation.

According to a series of tweets by a witness, a teenage boy was being taken into custody at the Columbia Heights Metro station when she saw the officer strike the teen in the face.

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