Gay Men Seen in Violent Arrest by NYPD Hold Press Conference: VIDEO


Yesterday we posted video of what the New York Anti-Violence (AVP) is calling a bias-motivated assault and arrest of three gay men by NYPD officers in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn on June 3.

This afternoon, the AVP held a press conference with the men and LGBT community advocates about the incident, calling for an investigation.

According to WPIX, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says the NYPD is looking into the allegations.

“I’ve seen the video, and I think it’s appropriate to have it investigated by the Internal Affairs Bureau,” Kelly said.

Watch WPIX's report on the incident and the press conference, AFTER THE JUMP...