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Bodycam footage shows Michigan cops punching a Black man for littering

A Michigan police officer punched a black man several times in the face for “littering” during a traffic stop, in body cam footage recorded last month.

Grand Rapids officers pulled over Diabate Hood, 25, after he refused to step out of his car. There were two other men in the vehicle with Mr Hood, police said.

The body cam footage comes days after a jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd in Minneapolis last year.

In remarks reminiscent of Floyd’s last words, Mr Hood could also be heard yelling “I can’t breathe” to officers.

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