A Minneapolis police officer is recovering after being hit in the head with a trash can, and the attack was caught on a viral video.
According to the NY Post, the incident happened on Wednesday night during a vandalism and looting incident in the downtown area.
In the Facebook video, the uniformed officer was about to get into his marked car when he is hit in the head by the large metal disc.
The crowd can then be heard cheering the attack.
Officers immediately rushed to their fellow man’s aid and began forming a perimeter around him.
Minnesota state police say a total of 33 people during the incident.
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