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Alleged police brutality victim files $1M lawsuit

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BRIDGEPORT, CT (WFSB) -

New details have been released in regards to a suspected case of police brutality in Bridgeport.

Orlando Soto, 27, the man allegedly seen in a video being beaten by three Bridgeport police officers on YouTube has filed the lawsuit.

Soto is accusing the officers of violating his Constitutional rights and using excessive force.

The incident took place in 2011 at Beardsley Park.

The officers are on paid administrative duty pending the outcome of an investigation.

The state chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said the officers should be arrested and fired.

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