Police Ram Car Into Mentally Ill Dad Before Officer Stamps On His Head

A father of three is in a coma after he was struck by a police car and allegedly booted in the head by an officer as he was arrested in Melbourne, Australia.

The astonishing video demonstrates the 32-year-old man with mental health problems wandering in the middle of the road before he is approached by a marked police car.

The car can be seen driving into the man, who is tossed up on to the bonnet for a few seconds, before hitting the floor.

Six police officers can then be seen pinning the man, who has bipolar to the ground at about 4.10 pm and it’s alleged that one of the policemen then booted the man in the face.

The dad was said to have been waiting for a mental health bed at the Northern Hospital but chose to leave after waiting for more than a day in the emergency department.

Hospital staff contacted the police to bring him back, but the forceful arrest unfolded and he was left needing to be put in an induced coma and the man’s father Glen told a media outlet that he was crushed by the incident and that his son suffers from bipolar disorder and he said that the officers could have killed his son and that it was disgusting.

Dad Glen said the family aren’t allowed to see their son and that it will take days for doctors to determine whether he’s sustained any permanent brain damage and he added that his son, who runs a thriving business and has just finished building his dream home, had not suffered from a mental health episode in nine years.

One eyewitness told a media outlet that the man was tackled to the ground by police and booted continually and said that they kicked him in the head repeatedly whilst they also had five police officers who had already tackled him to the ground.

Other eyewitnesses filmed the incident in a nearby car while watching the arrest unfold in horror as sirens blared.

“Am I witnessing this? What the f**k” one bystander can be heard saying.

“Are you f***ing kidding me,” another person shrieks from inside the car.

A spectator screamed, “you’ve got his head” as officers pinned the man down on the traffic island.

There needs to be a special unit in any police department in all countries for mental health issue calls – that way experienced and understanding people can actually help someone having a breakdown or an episode, instead of resorting to excessive violence, and it’s no wonder why people don’t trust the police anymore and how is trampling on a mentally ill person’s head serving the community?

Published by Angela Lloyd

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