Austin Police Investigate Clash With Crowd In Viral Video
A video posted to YouTube appears to show Austin police using horses and pepper spray to control a crowd. The Texas capital is hosting ESPN's X Games.By Matt Moreno | June 7, 2015
Austin police are investigating an overnight incident involving officers and citizens after one individual was pepper-sprayed and others were reportedly kicked by police horses. (Video via YouTube / iijeriichoii)
The video appears to show officers controlling a crowd while making an arrest. The video description says, "All we saw was someone get tackled by a single police officer (he looked a bit young to be drinking) and then this. Make your own judgement."
At one point in the video, you can see a mounted officer grabbing a man's phone while another officer pepper-sprays the man.