Officer body slams man he claims spit on him…Under Investigation.

Officer body slams man he clams spit on him...Under Investigation.

A Chicago officer is under investagation after a distrubing video shows him body slamming a man to the ground.

According to 29 Year-Old Bernard Kersh allegedly resisted being arrested after police approached him for drinking alcohol at a bus stop in the Chatham neighborhood on Thursday.

Video which was posted to social media captured the moment the officer body-slammed Kersh.

Officer’s said he did an emergency takedown after Kersh threatened them, licked an officer face and spit in his eye and mouth.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot responded to the video with a tweet:

“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”

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