A pair of NYPD cops simply wanted to disperse a crowd gathered on a hot July night at a Bronx street corner.
But as a disturbing video shows, the officers suddenly found themselves surrounded by angry, taunting bystanders.
As the crowd cheered, a man the cops were trying to arrest put one of the officers in a headlock — a controversial tactic that has drawn condemnation when used by police, and is about to prohibited in New York City.
COREY JOHNSON your STUPID law is about to be signed by NYC STUPID Mayor it’s time you both take your community input & grab these perps yourself. @IngrahamAngle @RealCandaceO @CoreyinNYC @NYCMayor @TuckerCarlson @JudgeJeanine @w_terrence @charliekirk11 @JCats2013 @kristyswanson pic.twitter.com/lHBqWI89st
— SBA (@SBANYPD) July 11, 2020
“F–k him up! F–k him up!” an unidentified man who filmed the incident shouted as the suspect wrapped his right arm around the officer’s neck.
The dangerous grip lasted four seconds, video from the July 1 melee at Grand Concourse and Morris Avenue shows. When the captive cop fell to the ground, the suspect broke the headlock and ran off.
“They smoked you, p—y!” the man shooting the video then yells. “You just got smoked, p—y!” – READ MORE
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