'Baton arrest' video circulated online
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Romford baton arrest: Video appears to show officer striking teenager

Footage circulating online appears to show an officer repeatedly hitting a 17-year-old during an arrest in Romford.

The police said that after a struggle, a 17-year-old boy was detained by an officer and reportedly found in possession of Class B drugs.

He was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and obstruction of a drugs search.

The incident is being investigated by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

  • 26 Apr 2019
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