, tossing him to the ground, and were trying to handcuff him,” St. Ann Police Chief Aaron Jimenez told KMOV. “All the sirens and lights were going off. It was very loud and they couldn’t hear anything the citizen was saying.”
Joseph suffered some serious injuries during the incident. Although Chief Jimenez has apologized for the wrongful arrest, Joseph’s view of the police force has forever been damaged.
“I never really had 100 percent trust in police before, but I really don’t now,” he told KMOV.
There’s no word on what happened to Anton, or if the police ever caught him. It’s unclear if Joseph plans to press charges, but we wouldn’t blame him if he did.
St. Louis County officer apologizes for arresting & beating wrong man was originally published on hellobeautiful.com