CARTERET, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A police officer in Carteret, New Jersey is accused of beating up a teenager.
A photo of the teen appears to show both of his eyes swollen shut.
Prosecutors say Officer Joseph Reiman punched him several times following a car chase.
Reiman was charged with assault, plus misconduct for failing to activate his body camera.
Prosecutors say much of what happened was captured on the officer’s cruiser camera.