Dad speaks out after son ‘stomped on and hit by cop car’ in Melbourne arrest

A man’s father put in a medically induced coma after police allegedly kicked him in the head is demanding that the officer lose his job.

An internal police investigation was initiated after a dramatic video of Sunday’s arrest was posted online in Epping, north of Melbourne.

In the vision, an officer appears to stomp on the head of the prone man until a group of policemen tie him down.

“Am I witnessing this? What the f***,” a witness yells out his car window.

“You’ve got his head.”

He was later taken to hospital where his father Glenn Atkins says he was put into a coma while undergoing a head scan.

“He was stomped on or kicked by the police,” he told 3AW on Monday.

“The police had no right to do what they did.”

Mr Atkins is calling on Victoria Police to sack the officer who allegedly kicked his son.

“It’s disgusting,” he said.

“This bloke needs to be accountable. He needs to lose his job.

“Policemen like that should not be in the job.”

 

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