Seattle cop rolls bike over protester's head during Breonna Taylor demonstration
Added 09-24-20 10:18:02am EST - “A Seattle cop was filmed rolling his bicycle over a man's helmeted head as he lay down on the street during violent Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the decision not to charge cops for ?” - Nypost.com
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A Seattle cop was filmed rolling his bicycle over a man’s helmeted head as he lay down on the street during violent Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the decision not to charge cops for Breonna Taylor’s death.
The dungaree-wearing protester — called “trumpet man” by others in the crowd — was shown prone on the ground more than once as groups of bike cops pushed the mob back after declaring the march an unlawful protest.
As the officers advanced another time, one appeared to have had enough — and steered his bike’s wheels over the protester’s white safety helmet, according to a CJTV Media live stream. The officer — who was walking the bike at the time — then appeared to use it to hit another man to stop him getting too close.
“This matter will be referred to the Office of Police Accountability for further investigation,” the force said in a press statement.
It was not immediately clear if the protester was injured or had been charged, although videos on social media showed officers appearing to arrest him.
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