BART Police Beat A Man at Lake Merritt Station

A report came in at around nine o’clock this evening ago that several BART Police officers were beating and arresting a man at the Lake Merritt Station. According to the witness :

A man at the lake Merritt BART station is getting beat up badly. He’s repeatedly screaming ‘they are gonna kill me.’ BART Police car #1052 & #1053. The black officer is the most aggressive. They dragged him on an escalator, laid out lifeless/unconscious; they choked him… took him away in a cruiser instead of waiting for an ambulance.

25 May 2012