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Cops come under fire over VERY aggressive take downs of revellers in Brisbane

Cops come under fire over VERY aggressive take downs of revellers who were slammed into the concrete after being accused of littering

  • Phone footage showed three men in brawls with police officers in Brisbane 
  • It showed an officer running at one man and slammed him down to the concrete 
  • Another man wrestled with two officers before being punched in the face

Police will be investigated over videos showing two men being slammed to the ground by officers after they were accused of littering.

Mobile phone footage captured at Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley at 12.45am on Sunday showed one suspect being pinned to a power pole and handcuffed on the busy street.

Another officer ran at a second man and slammed him down to the concrete. 

Mobile phone footage captured at Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley at 12.45am on Sunday showed one suspect being pinned to a power pole and handcuffed on the busy street

Another officer ran at a second man and slammed him down to the concrete (pictured)

Another officer ran at a second man and slammed him down to the concrete (pictured)

A third man brawled with two officers before being tackled to the ground.

Revellers crowded around the escalating situation.

‘What the f***?’ an unseen man yelled. ‘He didn’t do anything.’

Video footage showed a second man being slammed him down to the concrete (pictured)

Video footage showed a second man being slammed him down to the concrete (pictured)

Revellers crowded around the escalating situation. 'What the f***?' an unseen man yelled. 'He didn't do anything.' Pictured: The second man under police on the ground

Revellers crowded around the escalating situation. ‘What the f***?’ an unseen man yelled. ‘He didn’t do anything.’ Pictured: The second man under police on the ground

Police tried to restrain the third man by his arms and feet, but he writhed out of their grasp and fell hard on to the concrete. Officers then sat on his legs. 

‘What did he do?’ a witness asked police.

‘Get back!’ an officer replied. 

According to 9 News, the incident began when one reveller was accused of littering in the street.

The network reported the men claimed they did nothing wrong, but a spokesman for Queensland police told Daily Mail Australia all three men were charged. 

A third man brawled with two officers before being punched in the face and tackled to the ground

A third man brawled with two officers before being punched in the face and tackled to the ground

According to 9 News , the incident began when one reveller was accused of littering in the street. Pictured: The second man on the concrete

According to 9 News , the incident began when one reveller was accused of littering in the street. Pictured: The second man on the concrete

‘A 21-year-old man was issued with a banning notice as well as two public nuisance infringement notices for obstruct police and disorderly behaviour.

‘A 28-year-old man was issued with an infringement notice for public nuisance – disorderly behaviour.

‘A 26-year-old man was issued with two public nuisance infringement notices, one for disorderly behaviour and the other for disobey a police requirement.’

The spokesman said senior officers are reviewing the footage to determine whether those on the scene behaved appropriately.



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