Cops on Horseback Lead Handcuffed Man by Rope in Viral Photo

Emma Fiala, The Mind Unleashed
Waking Times

Two Galveston, Texas mounted patrol officers were caught on cameraleading a handcuffed black man by a rope tied to his hands. The photo spurred outrage across social media and the Galveston Police Department has been forced to respond—and apologize.

  • The arrest happened on Saturday, according to police, and, because a transportation unit was not available at the time, the two officers on horseback apparently had no other choice but to escort Donald Neely, 43, who was on foot.

    It is unclear whether or not the officers considered trying something unconventional—like waiting—with Neely.

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