EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California police chief has asked the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to review an arrest in which one of his officers kicked a suspect in the head or neck after the man had surrendered.

TV news helicopters captured the arrest on video Wednesday. El Monte police spokesman Ken Alva said Thursday that the officer has been reassigned to duties not in the field.

Police arrested the man after pursuing his vehicle through suburbs east of Los Angeles. The driver got out of the car after it crashed, ran into a walled backyard and quickly gave up.

He lay face down with his arms spread wide. The officer ran up with a gun drawn and delivered a quick kick to the man’s head or neck.

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