Baltimore cop pepper sprays passive protester wearing 'F*ck the police' t-shirt, flings him to the ground


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Baltimore man on ground after being pepper sprayed.

In dramatic footage captured by the Associated Press, an unidentified Baltimore protester wearing a "F*ck the police" t-shirt is pepper sprayed before being dragged to the ground by his hair.

As the man stands impassively in the street with his arms at his side, an officer walks up to him and, without provocation, sprays his face with pepper spray. As the man attempts to shake it off, not even reaching upwards to his face, the officer then grabs him by his hair and flings him to the ground as fellow officers swarm all over him.

After being dragged to the sidewalk another officer pours water on his face as he lays moaning on the ground, his hands bound behind him.

Leaning against the wall next to the man is a protest sign reading "Amnesty 4 Jailed Youth."

According to the Associated Press, the man was reportedly on the street after the 10PM curfew.

Watch the video below uploaded to YouTube by the Associated Press:

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