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Met officers filmed pinning down man apparently having a fit

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Footage shows man repeatedly saying ‘I can’t breathe’ during incident in Poplar, east LondonThree Metropolitan police officers have been filmed pinning a man down while he appeared to have a fit.The Met said it had referred the incident, which took place in Poplar, east London, at about 5.30pm on Tuesday, to the central east command professional standards unit. But the Guardian understands the Independent Office for Police Conduct may take over the investigation. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jul/10/met-officers-filmed-pinning-down-man-apparently-having-fit-poplar-london

Author : Haroon Siddique and Vikram Dodd

Publish date : 2019-07-10 11:24:08

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