Video captures the moment a police officer breaks a Texas High School student’s arm while attempting to restrain the teen who was involved in a fight.
The video taken at West Brook High School in Beaumont, shows a fight in progress before a female officer grabs the black male student who is still erratic and pulls him to the ground him to the ground, along with Officer Steve Rivers.
While the female officer subdues the student, Rivers grabs his left arm and bends it backwards in what appears to be a deliberate attempt break the student’s arm.
You can hear the student’s arm snap , as student screams that his arm has been broken. Rivers even appears to apologize all the while still pressing his face against the floor.
Officer Rivers was placed on administrative leave without pay.