Coconut Grove

Video of Grove Halloween incident prompts internal police probe

Miami Police are investigating and have reassigned two officers after a YouTube video showed an officer repeatedly hitting a man on the ground during Halloween festivities in Coconut Grove.

A department spokesman refused to give the reassigned officers’ names or to comment further on the incident that was sparked by the three-minute clip that showed the officer punching a man and other police detaining people on the ground and trying to keep onlookers from pressing into the scene. Read more and/or see the video at