Seattle Officer On Leave After Video Shows Walking Bike Over Protester

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Seattle Officer On Leave After Video Shows Walking Bike Over Protester
It happened Wednesday night when protests began. The footage shows a group of officers moving toward a crowd.
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A Seattle police officer has been placed on leave after a video shows him walking his bike over a protester who is on the ground. 

We want to warn you, the video is graphic. 

It happened Wednesday night when protests began. The footage shows a group of officers moving toward a crowd.

Seattle Police Department released a statement, saying the Office of Police Accountability has opened an investigation into the incident. 

It's also been referred to the King County Sheriff's Office for a potential criminal investigation.