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Disturbing Bystander Video Shows Cops Stand By as Dog Mauls Black Man

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A Missouri police department has had to explain their actions after cell phone footage showed three cops seemingly allowing their police dog to bite a Black man while he was under arrest.

Police claim that the man, who was suspected of breaking into a business, wouldn’t comply, but the bystander’s footage appears to show otherwise.

In the video, two officers can be seen arresting the man while he is leaning over the hood of a car. Another officer stands in front of the car with a barking dog. The man appears to not be resisting arrest, but the K9 is still released on him as the other two cops step away. The dog continues barking as it nips at the ankles of the man, who shouts and grabs his legs. The man can be heard yelling “help,” but the three officers stand by and let the dog continue attacking him. Two officers then push the man on the ground, and the dog starts to pull and yank at his leg. Eventually, the third cop pulls the dog away, only to release him again on the suspect. The dog bites and drags the man to the ground. All the while, the three cops stand by and look on. Finally, the dog is taken away and the man continues to be........

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