This video of a California Officer straddling a woman on the side of the road and punching her in the head may SHOCK you!

The footage was captured by a passing driver and shows an officer repeatedly punching 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock in the head.

The head of the California Highway Patrol said July 8, the woman was walking on the side of an Los Angeles highway, endangering herself and people in traffic when the officer tried to restrain her.

The officer is on administrative leave while an investigation is concluded

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