Mobile police confirm officer in viral arrest video taken off the street


MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A video of a Mobile police officer arresting a man is making the rounds on social media.

Many viewers sent the video to WKRG. In it, you see police officers attempting to arrest a man, Howard Green Jr. He was arrested for failure to obey, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct as well as some other outstanding warrants.

The arresting officer was Blake Duke.

You see the officer slam the man into the car and then put him in a “choke-hold,” the man is already handcuffed. It’s not clear what happened before the video started recording.

Mobile police confirm the officer has been taken off the street.


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