SMH: Missouri Police Apologize For Brutally Beating Black College Student They Mistakenly Arrested

That is going to be one expensive ass whooping on the police department.

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Missouri Police Handcuff And Assault The Wrong Person

A Missouri college student with a CLEAN record says he no longer trusts police after they confused him with a criminal.

KMOV reports:

St. Ann Police apologized to a college student after they admitted to causing severe injuries to his face after accusing him of a crime he didn’t commit on Thursday.

Police were in pursuit of Anton Simmons, who had 17 warrants our for his name, when 22-year-old Joseph Swink crashed his car trying to avoid the police pursuit on Interstate 70.

“They ended up grabbing him [Swink], tossing him to the ground, and were trying to handcuff him,” said St. Ann Police Chief Aaron Jimenez. “All the sirens and lights were going off. It was very loud and they couldn’t hear anything the citizen was saying.”

Swink is an accounting student at UMSL with no criminal record and was on his…

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