Video of Police Beating Sparks Outrage


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A surveillance camera at a Brooklyn, New York, youth center captured an incident that has outraged some local politicians.

In the video, according to Reuters, police officers can be seen confronting a man who is believed to be homeless and had permission to stay at the center.

At one point, it appears as though the man continually pulls away from the officers as they try to handcuff him.

That’s when one of the officers is shown on video beating the man.

The man has been charged with assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, harassment and trespassing, Reuters reported.

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