David Chadd, a CNN iReporter from Las Vegas, was among the crowd shopping for video games set up in the Walmart’s grocery section. He said Newman “was not resisting” arrest as he was led away from the crowd by a police officer.
That officer, Chadd said, then suddenly hooked the suspect around the leg, grabbed him and “slammed him face first into the ground.”
There were a lot of incidents over Black Friday. I question what initially happened, however given how hectic Black Friday is I’m willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. The officers in this instance were looking to make a show of force.
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Because when someone is cooperative the proper response is to throw their ass into the ground.