Met police criticised over video of forceful restraint of black man

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Stop and search scrutiny panel chair calls for investigation after video of Brent incident circulates on social media

The Metropolitan police are facing criticism over a stop and search of a young black man caught on video, in which several officers wrestle him to the floor before one uses CS spray on him while he is on the ground.

The man, aged 23, was later found to be innocent of the main reason given for the use of the controversial stop and search powers, the Met said.

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