Monday, November 23, 2009

Video: Oakland police officer using force during arrest at passenger station

Youtube video shows a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer forcing brutally a man into a heavy-duty window. The man identified as Michael Joseph Gibson, 37 from San Leandro, California, was pulled off the train at West Oakland Station and following the incident he suffered hand, palms, head and arm cuts due to tough contact with the window which broke. The officer and suspect's sister declared that Gibson looked like intoxicated or under drugs and this can be also observed in the video. The autorities said that this brutal use-of-force by police will be further investigated and they also request anybody with some other evidence such as video, photos, info to come forward.
Video footage police and man scuffle at West Oakland California train station.


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