Police investigating video of officer punching woman

Updated: Saturday, July 5 2014, 06:32 PM EDT
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LOS ANGELES (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The California Highway Patrol is investigating a video of one of its officers sitting on top of a woman on the ground -- while punching her in the head -- on a Los Angeles freeway.

Authorities say the officer was trying to restrain the woman. They say she was walking along the interstate, endangering herself and people in traffic.

A passing driver recorded Tuesday's incident. The officer is on administrative leave during the investigation.

The woman -- who police say was not injured -- is undergoing psychiatric evaluation.Police investigating video of officer punching woman
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