chp*Spectators with cellphones in hand recorded a California Highway Patrol officer punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway on Tuesday.

A YouTube video shows the cop pursuing the woman on foot past a I-10 on-ramp. The people video recording the incident can be heard laughing at first.

But they stop laughing when the cop grabs the woman, who is either pulled down or falls to the ground, and begins to repeatedly punch her.

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