Watch: Officer trips, pushes students rushing soccer field

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by CNN

KMOV.com

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 23 at 9:34 AM

A Texas soccer match is making national headlines after a police officer was caught on camera tripping student celebrating a state title.

In addition to tripping, the video shows the Georgetown, Texas officer pushing some students.

That officer is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation.

Now Austin school officials are deciding whether to punish the students who rushed the field after the Vandergrift High School girls soccer team won the state title.

A school district spokeswoman says she couldn’t say specifically what punishment, if any, would be dished out to the students who ran onto the field.

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