Man thrown by police booked into jail with neck brace

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man seen on video being pulled from his car and thrown to the ground by Kentucky police was booked into jail wearing a neck brace.

Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell said Monday that Chief Steve Conrad has reviewed body camera video and launched an internal investigation into the arrest of 32-year-old Jarrus Ransom.

The Courier Journal reports an arrest citation says Louisville police pulled Ransom over Sunday because of his SUV’s dark window tinting. It says an officer then noticed Ransom wasn’t correctly wearing his seat belt.

Video captured by bystanders shows Ransom then being pulled out of the SUV by three officers and thrown to the ground where another officer punches him.

Ransom was arrested on charges including possessing a controlled substance.

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Information from: Courier Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com

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