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Video Shows Police Officers Beating Men on Manhattan Street in Wild Melee

Jan 09, 2019 - The New York Times

Several police officers pummeled a man in the middle of a street in Upper Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon with their batons, fists and feet, according to a witness who took a video of the incident.

The chaotic confrontation, between the police officers and two men, has prompted an Internal Affairs investigation about whether excessive force was used, police officials said.

The beating, the police said, came after two transit officers had an altercation with two men they had asked to l...