Harvest moment The St. Louis police point a Taser at a father holding his BABY and try to pull the child out of his arms as they struggle with a dramatic arrest of domestic violence on the ground in a bottleneck.
- A video on Sunday shows a father who refuses to be detained by the St. Louis police
- When the cop arrived at a domestic charge, the child's mother said he had left with the baby
- Cop found him at the bus stop with his son, but he did not allow them to arrest him
- Backup officer is approaching man with a Taser gun drawn in the clip at some point
- Officers attract him repeatedly, but the man stands with the child between them
- At one point, three adults fall to the floor with the baby underneath
- Cop then lays the arm around the suspect's neck, while another tries to grab the baby
The police in Missouri are forced to respond after images have appeared showing that a man was struggled by two officers when he was carrying his baby.
The disturbing video shows the man – who is not identified – holding the child firmly in his arms while the St. Louis police attempt to arrest him after a report on domestic violence.
At one point, all three adults are on the lawn with the baby below while the spectators scream in panic.
But the police have claimed that the video was edited on Sunday in such a way that the capture looks worse than it was.
The horrible video shows a back-up of the march to a father holding his child at a bus stop in St. Louis, Missouri. The clip ends with the baby underneath
& # 39; The video was the culmination of a domestic abuse where officers tried to detain the suspect safely and secure a young child. It has been selectively edited and only shows portions of what happened, & said the St. Louis County police station Monday.
Police said North County Precinct officers responded around 11.07 am and a 28-year-old woman stated that her child's father attacked her, damaged property in the house, and left with their young child before describing his appearance.
An officer found him at a nearby bus stop and advised him why he was about to be arrested, but police say he has refused countless times while constantly placing the young child between him and the officer. ;
Police said they were as gentle as possible with the man who was arrested for domestic assault while carrying his child
The suspect was sitting at a bus stop after the baby & # 39; s mother said he had been taken
The police say that when a backup officer appeared on the scene to help and gave several verbal orders to the suspect to release the child, he refused, but they still used the least amount of force that was possible for the suspect to adhere to it.
As soon as they arrested the suspect for Domestic Assault in the fourth degree, damage to property in the second degree, resisted a detention and & # 39; numerous outstanding orders & # 39; two supervisors from the St. Louis police showed up.
EMS checked the little boy for injuries and returned him to his mother undamaged.
Cops claim that no Taser was deployed during the incident and noted: & our department investigates the incidents as a whole and does not limit that investigation to which parts are or are not recorded with video & # 39 ;.
They asked witnesses to help them complete a timeline of the event by calling 636-529-8210.
Clip online shared showed the physical struggle that took place while the baby was still being held
Police said the taser had not been implemented and that the clip had been heavily edited before it was shared
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