Texas deputy gets desk duty after shocking video shows him punching teen at gas station

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Deputy gets desk shift after shocking video shows teenager refueling his quad bike at a gas station

  • The incident took place at a local Shell gas station in Harris County, Texas last Friday and was captured on the teen’s GoPro camera.
  • Teenager – a sophomore named Carlos – had been riding in northwestern Harris County with two friends when the trio decided to refuel their tanks.
  • Video shows the deputy sheriff walking out of the Shell and approaching Carlos, putting his drink on the teen’s quad while asking for his driver’s license.
  • He proceeds to arrest Carlos and hit him repeatedly on the head as spectators watch in shock
  • Carlos was charged with evading arrest and the deputy was given desk duty

A deputy sheriff in Texas has been put on his desk after a shocking video showed him beating a teenager who filled his quad bike with gasoline at a gas station.

The incident took place last Friday at a local Shell gas station in Harris County, Texas, and was captured on the teen’s GoPro camera mounted on the back of his ATV.

The teen – a sophomore named Carlos – was driving with two friends in northwestern Harris County when the trio decided to refuel their tanks.

The incident took place at a local Shell gas station in Harris County, Texas last Friday and was captured on the teen's GoPro camera.

The incident took place at a local Shell gas station in Harris County, Texas last Friday and was captured on the teen’s GoPro camera.

They immediately recognized the unnamed deputy sheriff as a regular at the gas station.

The video shows the deputy sheriff walking out of the Shell and approaching Carlos, putting his drink on the teenager’s quad while asking for his driver’s license.

‘He only looked at my ID for two seconds and told me to put my hands behind my back,’ Carlos explained ABC13“Then I panicked a little and pulled away from him and he grabbed me.”

The deputy can be heard yelling at the teen as he grabs him, not explaining why Carlos was being held. When he first approached Carlos, the deputy sheriff named the teenager who ran from him in the past.

The teen - a sophomore named Carlos - was driving with two friends in northwestern Harris County when the trio decided to refuel their tanks.

The teen - a sophomore named Carlos - was driving with two friends in northwestern Harris County when the trio decided to refuel their tanks.

The teenager – a sophomore named Carlos – was driving with two friends in northwestern Harris County when the trio decided to refuel their tanks.

The big deputy sheriff slaps the teenager as his two friends watch in horror and shock

The big deputy sheriff slaps the teenager as his two friends watch in horror and shock

The big deputy sheriff slaps the teenager as his two friends watch in horror and shock

“Don’t run, boy, I’ll beat your a * s here,” the deputy shouted. Turn around and put your hands behind your back before I knocked the (expletive) out of you. Do not be dumb! ‘

The big deputy sheriff slaps the teenager as his two friends watch in horror and shock.

Carlos said he was taken to an unclear location after the beatdown and held for a few hours. He said that while he was there, the authorities took his fingerprints and then released him to his parents.

Carlos said he was taken to an unclear location after the beatdown and held for a few hours.  He said that while he was there, the authorities took his fingerprints and then released him to his parents

Carlos said he was taken to an unclear location after the beatdown and held for a few hours.  He said that while he was there, the authorities took his fingerprints and then released him to his parents

Carlos said he was taken to an unclear location after the beatdown and held for a few hours. He said that while he was there, the authorities took his fingerprints and then released him to his parents

The Harris County Sheriff’s Department said Carlos was charged with evading arrest.

Carlos said he and his friends had driven their vehicles on the streets on previous occasions – which is not legal on the road.

Although he admitted that he may have tried to drive away from a deputy in the past, he could not remember ever meeting the deputy, nor did he have any problems.

“I just don’t think I should be treated that way for street driving,” he said. “A lot of 16 year olds have ATVs … (they) want to have fun with their friends.”

An internal investigation is currently underway.

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