Video: Police beating caught on tape

updated 8/12/2008 5:13:30 PM ET 2008-08-12T21:13:30

A spokesman for the City of West Palm Beach, Florida, said the police department has "a zero tolerance policy for use of excessive force."

As a result, a police officer has quit and two others have been fired after a patrol car dashboard camera caught them punching and kicking a handcuffed robbery suspect.

Authorities said police released the video Monday, showing what happened to 42-year-old Pablo Valenzuela on May 26th. He suffered a broken jaw and bruised eyes.

It was not immediately clear whether the officers plan to oppose their termination.

Valenzuela has been arrested on charges of robbery, assault and battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.

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