Police dashcam video released showing officers allegedly beating 16-year-old

The teenager allegedly led authorities on a high-speed chase in West Virginia before he crashed his vehicle; four officers were fired and one has been indicted.
1:16 | 03/21/19

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Transcript for Police dashcam video released showing officers allegedly beating 16-year-old
new and disturbing video emerging tonight. A young driver chased by state the teenager crashing his car, and tonight, prosecutors now say he was then pulled from the wreckage and beaten. One trooper now indicted in west Virginia, and here's ABC's Steve osunsami. Reporter: Federal investigators tonight are sharing this police dash camera video from Berkeley county, west Virginia, and say it shows why they are indicting a former state trooper. The video, with no sound, begins with a car chase on November 19th. A 16-year-old is behind the wheel and crashes to a stop. He's a juvenile who is clearly hurt. You see the officers rip him from his broken driver's side window. The boy is put in cuffs and that's when this officer puts a knee to his neck and starts beating him. West Virginia's governor didn't mince words. Just plain ridiculous. It's inexcusable. I mean, I stand rock solid with our police force in every way, shape, form or fashion, but I'm not going to stand rock solid with something that's wrong. Reporter: Moments later, the same officer picks up the teenager by the neck, who is still in cuffs, and throws him to the ground. 29-year-old Michael Kennedy is accused of using excessive force, resulting in bodily injury. Four of the officers at the scene lost their jobs. It does appear that one of the responding officers was hurt in the chase. David? Steve osunsami tonight. Thank you, Steve.

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