Chino Police say man arrested after video of suspect throwing a punch at officers is ‘not a criminal offense’

SANTA ANA, Calif.

— A man has been arrested in connection with an incident where a video of a suspect throwing punches at officers appeared on social media.

Police said Tuesday that the man was arrested after a citizen who posted the video online reported the man to police.

In a statement, the Santa Ana Police Department said the man, identified as 28-year-old Christopher F., is charged with battery on an officer, battery of an officer with a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest, and felony battery.

The statement said the officer involved was placed on paid administrative leave.