Naugatuck Police investigate social media video of incident

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NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ The Naugatuck Police Department is investigating an incident caught on video and shared on social media.

Investigators say Officer Ian Kosky, a 14-year department veteran, was engaged in a traffic stop Monday morning near a contruction zone on Rubber Avenue. Video on social media suggests the officer and the subject of the stop got into a verbal and physical altercation.

The nature of a formal complaint filed with the department is unknown. Police did not say whether Officer Kosky was wearing a body cam.

The investigation is in its early stages.