A 21 -year-old man who was kicked and punched by Georgia police during a traffic stop last week has spoken out about the disturbing incident, saying this wasn’t the first time he had a run-in with one of the officers.
Demetrius Hollins had a visibly battered lip and nose where reference is talked with NBC News on Friday. He said he had tried to video Wednesday’s traffic stop after recognise one of the Gwinnett County officers from a prior arrest. But before he could activate his phone, he was manhandled and forced out of his car.
” He start[ ed] shoving me in my auto and telling me that I was never going to have a video, that I was never going to construct the phone call to my mom ,” Hollins told NBC News.
But other motorists did capture parts of the incident on video.