Video of BK arrest draws brutality allegations

A video of an arrest in Brooklyn has gone viral on Facebook, causing many residents to accuse the officers involved of police brutality.

A video of an arrest in Brooklyn has gone viral on Facebook, causing many residents to accuse the officers involved of police brutality.

A video of an arrest in Brooklyn has gone viral on Facebook, causing many residents to accuse the officers involved of police brutality. (5/6/16)

BROOKLYN - A video of an arrest in Brooklyn has gone viral on Facebook, causing many residents to accuse the officers involved of police brutality.

The incident happened Friday morning at the Halsey Street Station, where police say they arrested Morris Marrow, 20, on charges that included assaulting an officer and resisting arrest.

The video appears to show two officers pushing a young man up against a wall as the young man yells that he is having a seizure.

Officials say they stopped Marrow when he tried to dodge a subway fare. 

The three people involved were all taken to the hospital.

Police say one officer has suffered a concussion and a broken finger, while the other officer involved is being treating for injuries to his wrist and hand.

Marrow was treated and later released from the hospital.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 1 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
2 Word on the Street: 'As Young As You Feel Day'
The tree fell on tracks that carry the 3 Tree falls on tracks at Parkside Avenue train station
4 VIDEO: Three Kings Parade interview
VIDEO: Update on arrest in Speights case 5 VIDEO: Update on arrest in Speights case

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE