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Another video shows NYPD cop putting man in choke hold

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The NYPD is investigating another apparent choke-hold incident during a recent arrest that was captured on video.

The video shows a police officer putting a man in a choke hold and then punching him in the face in a subway station in Harlem, police said. DNAinfo.com first reported on the new video Wednesday.

A community activist said he received the new video but never had any intention of releasing it to the media. Instead he posted the video on Facebook to try to start a conversation among community leaders in East Harlem.

The NYPD told Fox 5 this incident happened July 14, which was before the deadly choke hold incident in Staten Island in which Eric Garner died.

The East Harlem suspect was charged with fare evasion and resisting arrest, the NYPD said. The two officers involved in that incident are now on medical leave and an internal investigation is under way, authorities said.

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