A young man who was stopped by Los Angeles police for skateboarding on
the wrong side of the street was then brutally beaten in an attack he
claims left him with broken bones and a concussion.
20-year-old Ronald Weekley Jr. was skateboarding in front of his
Venice home when he was stopped by LAPD officers. Weekley claims the
officer threw him to the ground.
"I turned around to two cops running directly at me and throwing me on
the ground, putting my arms behind my back and tying my legs to my arms
and telling me I was resisting arrest," Weekley told KTLA.
In a witness video shot on a cell phone camera, four LAPD officers can
be seen piling on Weekley. One of the officers delivers a punch to the
subdued skater's head. Weekley
In: Regional News
Tags: LAPD, beat, man, for, skateboarding, on, wrong, side, of, street
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States (load item map)
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