Minnesota police officer allegedly hit teen

A police department in Minnesota is investigating a video that appears to show an officer pushing and hitting a teen.

Nineteen year old, Kamal Gelle, said that on Saturday he was pulled over by police and issued a ticket for driving carelessly. Gelle then left the inside of his vehicle to talk on the phone.

Gelle said he was then pushed and hit in the side of his head by the officer adding that his friends then approached the officer, which is not seen in the video.

Authorities said that they are looking into the matter adding that the officer was responding to a “suspicious person” call at the time of the incident.

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