Lawsuit filed against Cleveland cops for beating following New Y - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Lawsuit filed against Cleveland cops for beating following New Year's chase

A lawsuit has been filed against Cleveland police officers for the beating of a man after he was arrested following a long chase on New Year's Day.

Read the entire lawsuit HERE

Police say Edward Henderson fled from officers during a traffic stop, and led them on a chase throughout the city. Henderson claims he was beaten at the end of the chase.

Four officers are being investigated by the Feds for their actions, and now, Attorney David Malik has filed a civil suit. The suit claims officers used excessive force and lied about it later. The suit also implicates other unnamed officers who were at the scene.

The incident was caught on tape by a CPD helicopter. The city has refused to release the video. Multiple sources tell 19 Action News the video was shot with an infrared lens, making it hard to determine who is actually there, and what is going on.

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