An arrested man claims he was ‘brutally assaulted’ by an officer during a struggle in a police cell.
Neville Edwards, 31, who was later found guilty of biting an officer during the incident at GMP’s Longsight police station says he was elbowed and kneed by officers as they restrained him.
But he says that the force used was unjustified.
Footage of Mr Edwards being restrained in the cell was shown to a jury at Manchester Crown Court and he has now posted it on his own Facebook page.
Mr Edwards, who is believed to have mental health issues, says was arrested for allegedly being drunk and disorderly on Princess Road, Whalley Range, near his home last July.
Since the footage was released Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan said:
Greater Manchester’s Mayor and Police & Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd said: