Video allegedly shows officer placing chokehold on suspect Jahmiel Cuffee

Police say they approached Jahmiel Cuffee on Malcom

Police say they approached Jahmiel Cuffee on Malcom X Boulevard on Wednesday for a possible marijuana violation. (July 25, 2014 10:31 PM)

The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a video has surfaced purportedly showing another officer using a chokehold on a suspect.

Police say they approached Jahmiel Cuffee on Malcom X Boulevard on Wednesday for a possible marijuana violation.

The video of the incident shows people screaming as officers hold the 32-year-old by the neck. Officers bring him down to the ground,...

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