This is the response to viral stop-and-search footage filmed in Aston
Community leaders have appealed for calm after West Midlands Police removed five officers from “usual duties over footage of a scuffle.
The footage, which has been widely shared on social media, shows tension breaking out following a vehicle stop in Aston.
The force has since confirmed it launched an internal investigation into the video understood to have been filmed on Sunday.
It seems to show officers using a baton and what appeared to be CS spray as colleagues apprehend a man in Upper Sutton Street in Aston.
Two prominent city leaders have appealed for calm following a social media... read more
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