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Officers removed from duties over 'excessive force' claims video

Police officers have been removed from their usual duties after concerns over the use of force in a video circulating on social media.

The footage shows an officer using a baton after a row breaks out between a man and plain-clothed policemen in Upper Sutton Street, Aston, Birmingham.

West Midlands Police said it was "treating this matter seriously".

The video was posted on Sunday by police monitoring campaign group Netpol.

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