A surveillance video shared by a California dad shows police officers attacking teenagers in a residential area on Wednesday.
Adam Wolfe says he is worried that his 17-year-old son, Preston, who suffers from autism and ADHD, will never trust police officers.
“I’m a professional police officer, but not a professional abuser,” Wolff said on Facebook. Where he posted the video.. “This individual and department must be responsible for their actions. No child deserves to be treated this way, with or without disabilities.”
Police in Vacaville, about 35 miles southwest of Sacramento, said Preston Wolf was involved in a fight with a 16-year-old boy who allegedly involved a knife or pipe. KNTV..
According to the 16-year-old suffered minor injuries Vacaville Reporter..
When officers found Preston Wolf, they were unaware that he had special needs, KNTV reported.
In camera footage from the ring doorbell, he is seen on the sidewalk with a scooter when a policeman pulls him closer. The policeman told him to get off, and the boy responded.
The policeman threw the scooter and when he stood up he threw him back to the ground.
Adam Wolfe said his son’s actions were caused by fear.
“He was about to leave because he probably wanted to go home,” Wolf said. CBS13 report.
In the video, the policeman told him to ride on a teenager and put his hands behind his back. Then the policeman seems to have hit his face.
“You will get hurt. Don’t let me hurt you more,” said the officer before the other two arrived.
According to the Vacaville Reporter, Preston Wolf was quoted as resisting alleged assault and arrest with deadly weapons. He was detained for about an hour.
His father told KNTV that the action the policeman showed in the video was “anxious and sick and should not have happened.”
“He always thought they were coming to help, but he said he didn’t feel that way anymore,” according to CBS13.