West Midlands Police probe over 'excessive force' video

West Midlands Police probe over 'excessive force' video

Police officers have been removed from usual duties after concerns over the use of force in a video circulating on social media.
The footage shows an officer using a baton after a row breaks out between a man and plain-clothed policemen in Upper Sutton Street, Aston, Birmingham.
West Midlands Police said it was "treating this matter seriously".
It said officers on film would "not be deployed on usual duties" while an internal investigation took place.
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The video was posted on Sunday by police monitoring... read more

31 July 2017 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC

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