Ellafan wrote: ↑Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:45 amThe second video shows a police vehicle deliberately running him down (after it had first stopped).Mr Atkins was being treated at the Northern Hospital in Epping for a bipolar episode this weekend when he fled, prompting staff who feared for his safety to call police.
This is the sort of nonsense that went on 60 years ago.“Upon arrival the man allegedly became aggressive and damaged a police vehicle whilst attempting to avoid arrest,” Victoria Police said.
If this is real (and it looks real enough), then the person driving the police car should be charged with a high level offense (e.g. the Victorian equivalent of culpable driving), and if convicted, should go to jail. The others should be on serious assault charges. and all of them should be dismissed from the police force forthwith, regardless of the eventual criminal court outcomes.Mr Atkins’ distraught father, Glenn Atkins, said he was devastated by the incident, calling it “disgusting” and revealing his son is now in a coma as a result of the incident.
Sadly this is real. In Melbourne. 2020.