The Police Excuse For Trampling A Handicapped Woman With A Walker Departs From Reality (Videos)

Canadian police have taken a hardline approach in an effort to break up the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa, with at least 100 arrested and mounted police trampling protestors on Friday.

Mounted police and officers clad in riot gear, some carrying rifles, moved in on the Freedom Convoy on Friday, pushing into crowds of people including children as protestors linked arms and sang the national anthem in an effort to block their advances.

Scuffles between police and protestors were reported, with Freedom Convoy members creating makeshift snow barriers to help them defend against the police.

Four senior protest leaders are among roughly 100 people who have been arrested — largely on ‘mischief’ charges — and two dozen vehicles blocking key roads having been towed out of the estimated 350 vehicles belonging to the protestors.

Police have refused to release numbers of remaining protestors or vehicles, AP reports.

Despite the massive show of force, countless protesters continue to remain in the protest area, which prompted police to break out more severe tactics. Later in the day, RCMP officers on horseback were sent in to corral the crowd.

In some of the most shocking scenes to come out of Ottawa today, the mounted police officers began taking things into their own hands when they arrived.

In one video, several RCMP officers can be seen ramming their horses into the crowd of protesters as they clear a path for other officers.

The police ran their horses into a crowd of protesters much faster than they should have, despite the protesters being peaceful.

Watch:

Interim Ottawa Police Chief Steve Bell claimed that no protestors were injured, despite footage circulating on social media of police horses trampling protestors at the convoy.

Ottawa Police attempted to justify this extreme behaviour by suggesting “a bicycle was thrown at the feet of one of the horses in an attempt to injure it”, but their account of events has been disputed.

They are falsely claiming the woman who was trampled by police horses in Ottawa threw a bicycle at the police, having spotted it in the video. It’s a wheeled walker for the handicapped and the elderly:

From what we can see from the multiple videos, there was no “bicycle” thrown.

Now, there was another protester with a bicycle but he didn’t throw it, as we can see here. And he had nothing to do with them running over the other people. He was holding onto it as a barrier against the police; it’s a common protester move.

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Mark Van der Veen

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Alej Marcos
Alej Marcos
4 months ago

Every country has a number of sociopaths who delight in being given a badge and authority to punish their own neighbors and countrymen… the GESTAPO, NKVD , KGB, Kempetai, and American punks in the IRS, ATF, and FBI.

When I was a kid in Old America, “Officer Friendly” was the common term. Not anymore.

Jace Anderson
Jace Anderson
4 months ago
  1. Are these even Canadian??? Those who surrounded the trampled and removed them wearing black helmets with serial #’s on the helmet forehead. Antifa or foreign force???
  2. They’re are not serving nor are they protecting. They are not neighbors of the people they are beating with night sticks.
  3. They answer to Klaus Schwab and Nazi cotton ball Justin Castro and his regime.
  4. Citizens of Canada vote out the politicians who are for this tyranny.
carol
4 months ago

I will never think of Canada as I used to think of it..that Canada died, this Canada is more communist china then canada

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