An El Paso cop pointed his gun at a group of children. A boy is pulled to the ground & handcuffed. The cop extends his nightstick & yells at the group to get back. Then the boy recording the video is handcuffed. Video: https://t.co/ctfV6DgX28 Article: https://t.co/gkQruMivj7 pic.twitter.com/cbbgHgfLC8— The Appeal (@theappeal) July 7, 2018
An excerpt from the El Paso Times: The incident, which occurred on Thursday and resulted in the officer being placed on desk duty, is being investigated, city officials said Saturday after the video surfaced and was reported by the media.
The video is laden with curse words, mostly from children yelling at police officers. It shows an unidentified officer with his hand on the head of a boy who is sitting on the sidewalk by the Seville Recreation Center in a neighborhood north of Ascarate Park.