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Georgia Cop Charged For Slamming Down Innocent Elderly Man (Video)

Former Clayton County, Georgia, police officer Ryan Hall was charged with simple battery on Wednesday for an incident that was caught on a cell phone video (below) on May 2, 2014.

An unidentified person called police about a supposed burglary in broad daylight, which turned out to be Dhoruba Bin-Wahad and his family members moving into their new house in Jonesboro, Georgia, reports CBS46.

Bin-Wahad claimed to be upstairs in his new house when he saw police walking towards his home and pointing their guns.

The 69-year-old homeowner recalled walking downstairs and telling the police who he was. The cops reportedly searched Bin-Wahad and told him to sit down, which he did.

One of Bin-Wahad's new neighbors filmed a police officer, purported to be Hall, suddenly pulling Bin-Wahad up and slamming him down on the house porch, face first.

Hall lost his job after he wrote in his police report that Bin-Wahad was uncooperative; the cell phone video shows Bin-Wahad appearing to cooperate.

Bin-Wahad's lawyer Mawuli Mel Davis suggested felony charges should be made against Hall, who was charged with a misdemeanor, notes WSB-TV.

The grand jury that indicted Hall has decided to bring up two possible felony charges to another grand jury.

Sources: WSB-TV, CBS46 / WSB-TV screenshot


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