US cops are on the ropes for leading a suspect ‘like a slave’

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US cops are on the ropes for leading a suspect ‘like a slave’

Social media is aghast at pictures of two policemen bringing in a black man on a rope

Nick Allen

Police in Texas have apologised after images emerged of two white officers on horseback leading a black man down the street by a rope.

Donald Neely, 43, had been arrested on suspicion of trespassing in an office building in Galveston, a coastal city of 50,000 people just outside Houston.

The officers attached a rope to the handcuffs behind his back before leading him to a police staging area eight street blocks away...

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