Three cops of the Arkansas state police were suspended for beating a man

The action comes after a video showing them beating the man went viral

The police have launched a probe into the incident

The incident took place on Sunday in Crawford County in Arkansas

The viral video shows the three officers on top of the suspect, punching him in the head and kneeing him several times.

The police said that the accused was making threats to a convenience store employee in Mulberry.

Gregory said The city of Mulberry and the Mulberry police department takes these investigations very seriously.

The investigation "will be limited to the use of physical force by the deputies and police officer," state police said in a statement.