Cyclist claims police brutality against Durham officer

ABC11 Eyewitness NewsMay 21, 2014 

— A man says he was severely hurt when a Durham officer threw him to the ground during an arrest, and it was all caught on camera.

In addition to defending the arresting officer, the police department released the dash cam video of the incident which happened back in September. The video shows the officer and John Hill, of Durham, the alleged victim he stopped.

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