Video shows BR police officer with knee on teen's neck, investigation underway

Chris Miller
July 13, 2020 - 1:27 pm

A video posted to Facebook shows a Baton Rouge police officer with his knee on the neck of a suspect after a traffic stop.

WWL-TV reports an investigation is underway, according to Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul.

The post accompanying the video says police pulled over 17-year-old Dillon Cannon for a traffic violation. It says Cannon drove to a more-populated area before stopping for the officers.

Chief Murphy is set to meet with the teenager's family today.

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