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Prosecutors have dropped a charge of assaulting an officer that was filed against a wheelchair-bound man shown in an Internet video apparently being tackled by two Metro Transit Police officers.
Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn launched a formal investigation on Monday into the actions of two officers who appear in a video posted to the Internet to have tackled a wheelchair-bound man outside a D.C. rail station Thursday, sending the man to the hospital with a head wound after he resisted arrest.
The chief of the Metro Transit Police Department initiated a formal investigation Monday into the actions of two officers who appear, in a video posted to the Internet, to have tackled a wheelchair-bound man outside a D.C. rail station, sending the victim to the hospital with a head wound.