A number of Texas police officers are under investigation after a video was posted on social media showing an officer grabbing a student and hurling him into a cafeteria cart during a fight.
The fight, which involved several students, unfolded Wednesday inside the Nimitz High School cafeteria in Irving, Texas.
The video shows students squaring off and brawling with one another as officers moved in to break them up.
One officer is seen grabbing a student and pushing him out of the way while another officer was grabbing a student and slamming him into a cafeteria cart and pushing him to the ground, the video shows.
Irving Police Department officials said in a statement on Thursday that the officers used force sparking an internal investigation.
“The [department] reviews every use of force to ensure policies and procedures are appropriately applied,” the statement read.
One officer, whom the department didn’t name, “will be reassigned” during the investigation.