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Beaumont ISD officer placed on leave after student's arm breaks while being restrained after fight

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12News has learned that an officer with the Beaumont Independent School district has been placed on administrative leave without pay following an incident at West Brook High School in which a student's arm was broken.

BISD Police Chief Clydell Duncan says Officer Steve Rivers was placed on leave following an investigation of the incident.

The incident happened Friday March 7 on campus. Cell phone video surfaced Monday, March 17 showing the officer trying to break up a fight between two students. Duncan says his department started investigating March 7 after the incident happened.

Parents tell 12News the video clearly shows the male officer breaking the student's arm while the student is on the ground.

We have contacted BISD spokesperson Nakisha Myles.  She told us, "The district is reviewing the complaint."

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