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Florida officer charged with punching intoxicated man

Jun. 9, 2020 9:20 AM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida police officers are facing charges after video showed one of them slapping and then repeatedly punching an intoxicated man who was yelling at them at a hospital. Fort Pierce police officer Albert Eckrode, 32, resigned Friday and was charged with felony battery and...