Video of teen's arrest prompts investigation in Montgomery County

GERMANTOWN - Video of a Montgomery County police officer arresting a teen in Germantown is sparking controversy and has prompted an investigation.

The video, taken in a shopping center, shows an officer circle four young men and pull what looks like a tobacco pouch from one of the pocket of one of the young men.

The officer then appears grab the boy by the shirt and then put his hands around the boy’s throat before putting him in handcuffs.

The video was sent to the police chief and the incident is under investigation.

 

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