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Dozens of Buffalo police are protesting the investigation of two colleagues who attacked an older man

June 6, 2020

Almost 60 policemen from Buffalo, New York, have left the unit to which they belonged in protest against the investigation of two colleagues who had seriously injured a 75-year-old black man as part of the George Floyd black race, as part of the demonstrations for which four agents were charged.

The incident was captured by cameras and viralized on social networks. In the pictures, you can see two policemen who have now been suspended and are still under investigation, pushing the man who falls on his back and bumps his head on the floor before bleeding from an ear without immediate help.

The Buffalo police said in a first statement that the man had “stumbled” before immediately withdrawing his version when the pictures were released.

Dozens of Buffalo police are protesting the investigation of two colleagues who attacked an older manDozens of Buffalo police are protesting the investigation of two colleagues who attacked an older man

Now, according to Erie County official Mark Poloncarz, the victim is “vigilant and purposeful” even though “he remains in serious condition but stable”.