Department defends deputy seen punchi...

Department defends deputy seen punching DUI suspect in dash-cam footage

Sunday Oct 21 Read more: ABC News

The lawyer for a man shown being repeatedly punched by an Orange County sheriff's deputy in dash-cam footage is fighting back against the department, which called the use of force "appropriate for the situation." Mohamed Sayem, 33, was unconscious in the driver's seat of his own vehicle in Stanton, California, when he was approached by deputies Michael Devitt and Eric Ota on Aug. 19. In the video, released this week, the deputies repeatedly ask for Sayem to provide identification.

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