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Bernice King Says It's Time For Us to Boycott Waffle House

12 May 2018

A video posted to social media shows a 22-year-old man in his prom attire being choked by a police officer and slammed onto a Waffle House parking lot in North Carolina.

Anthony Wall, 22, was charged with disorderly conduct in public and resisting, obstructing and delaying a law enforcement officer. He told the news station he takes responsibility for the argument with Waffle House employees, but said the cop's actions in arresting him were not justified.

Police Chief Eric Southerland said in a statement to ABC 11, "We are now investigating the whole incident, interviewing witnesses and gathering additional video". "We are now investigating the whole incident, interviewing witnesses and gathering additional video", he stated.

The officer put Wall into a chokehold before pushing his face onto the kerb with his knee
The officer put Wall into a chokehold before pushing his face onto the kerb with his knee

Wall can be heard screaming "Get your hands off me!" as the officer wrestles him to the ground and handcuffs him. Police Chief Eric Southerland released this statement to ABC11: "We are now investigating the whole incident, interviewing witnesses and gathering additional video". Her complaint for having to pay 50 cents for eating utensils prompted them to call police officers, and officers pinned her down on the floor, pulling her top down, which exposed her breast as officers arrested her.

The daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.is calling for the boycott of a Waffle House after a video went viral showing a North Carolina police officer choking and slamming a black man to the ground outside one of the restaurant chain's eateries.

The police department and the county district attorney did not immediately respond to request for comment from Newsweek.

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It's unclear from the video what led up to this moment, but those 19 seconds of violence that Wall posted Tuesday in a profanity-filled video on Facebook - pleading with people to repost - were enough to spark a police investigation and nationwide outrage.

Wall's video - which was shared Wednesday on Facebook - has been viewed over 1 million times. There's a video that shows a heated Wall going back-and-forth with the crew members.

The officer in the video has not been formally identified.

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" 'What are you doing?' Clemons asks during the struggle".

The incident comes after Chikesia Clemons, 25, controversial arrest.

"This is not a racially motivated issue", Warsaw Mayor A.J. Connors said in the video.

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Bernice King Says It's Time For Us to Boycott Waffle House