A video of an Allentown police officer with his knee a man’s neck has prompted demonstrations. A driver passing by captured a video of the arrest on Saturday afternoon.The video shows three officers — one who holds down the man whose face is against the pavement while another kneels on the man’s neck, a similar hold that led to the death of George Floyd during May in Minneapolis.
BREAKING:@AllentownPolice were filmed Saturday evening applying the same force to a resident that the cops used to murder #GeorgeFloyd.
This happened here in #Allentown outside a hospital.
We demand answers. We demand change.
We’re Done Dying.#DefundThePolice pic.twitter.com/AbuyvkMNdT
— Black Lives Matter to Lehigh Valley (@BLMlehighvalley) July 12, 2020