Man alleges he was assaulted by NYPD officer during drug stop

THE BRONX - Another man has come forward to claim he was the victim of police brutality during a drug stop, only two weeks after Jateik Reed was allegedly assaulted by police.

In an exclusive interview with News 12 The Bronx, 23-year-old Correll Lloyd says he was assaulted by an officer of the 43rd Precinct after leaving his Soundview home last Wednesday.

Llloyd says two plainclothes officers told him to put his hands behind his back but says they did not identify themselves as police, so he kept walking.

That's when two uniformed officers stepped in and tried to arrest him, according to Lloyd.

He says that one of the plainclothes officers punched him in the face so he tried to run. The officer then pursued him, knocked him down and began kicking and punching him, according to Lloyd.

Lloyd admits that he had marijuana on him at the time, but says the assault was unnecessary.

Lloyd is due in court on the drug possession charges on March 13.

Alleged NYPD brutality victim out on bailCommunity rallies around teen in alleged brutality arrest

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A body was found in the wooded area 1 Body found in wooded area near Eastchester bowling alley
NYPD officers gathered Friday in Longwood for the 2 NYPD officers walk for autism in Longwood
News 12 asked viewers what they thought about 3 Hudson Valley Talks Trump: First 100 days
News 12 asked viewers what they thought of 4 Connecticut Talks Trump: First 100 Days
A kid from the Bronx is one of 5 Actor from the Bronx stars in '13 Reasons Why'

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE