A grandfather pulled over in Brooklyn for speaking on his cellular phone says NYPD officers pushed him to the bottom and cuffed him for no purpose.
Samuel Zinger, seventy one, received cuts and bruises to his face and arm, allegedly throughout a confrontation with the cops on the intersection of 18th Ave. and 53rd St. in Borough Park round eight p.m.
Police say Zinger refused to get out of his automotive or give his ID after he was pulled over. They are saying minimal pressure was used, and he was launched from the precinct after 20 minutes.
The case is being reviewed by the Brooklyn South investigation’s unit, police stated.
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Zinger declined to debate the incident with the Day by day Information, however detailed his model of occasions to group leaders and elected officers – together with Metropolis Councilman David Greenfield and Jack Meyer, president of the group burial group Misaskim – who at the moment are demanding an unbiased investigation into the arrest.
They are saying Zinger advised them he was getting out his driver’s license and registration when one of many officers flashed a vibrant mild within the automotive.
The Borough Park resident stated he requested the unidentified officer to show off the flashlight as a result of it was bothering his eyes, in accordance with model of occasions he shared.
Zinger informed the group leaders that the officer turned indignant, and with one other cop dragged him out of the automotive, shoved him to the moist floor, and arrested him.
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Zinger was taken to the seventieth Precinct, charged with a “disorderly conduct” violation and given a desk look ticket.
He then went to Maimonides Medical Middle the place he was handled and launched.
Video of the incident posted on Yeshiva World Information exhibits Zinger crying out in ache as an officer instructs him to “get your arm.”
“I can’t!” an agitated Zinger responds.
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Zinger suffered a shoulder damage years in the past that made it troublesome for him to maneuver his arm backwards whereas he was on the bottom, Meyer stated.