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Marion Police Investigating Claims of Excessive Force Used by Police against Man Late Friday Night

MARION – The Marion Police Department has opened an investigation into a late Friday night incident after it was brought to the police department’s attention that several videos were taken of a male subject arrested and tazed in the roadway outside of Pookie’s, located just off East Main Street on North Madison Street, circulating on social media.

According to a press release from Marion Police, community members are also sharing the video and screenshots claiming police used excessive force during their interaction.

Police say the information circulating on social media is causing great concern within our community and feels it’s important to share details regarding this incident.

Click here to see complete details on what happened that Marion Police released Monday.