Horrifying moment arrested man is tasered by police after officers were called to a stabbing in Kent


Horrifying moment man is tasered by police as he lashes out during arrest after officers were called to a stabbing in Kent

  • Clip shot in Dartford, Kent as three men are arrested in relation to the incident
  • The video starts with a man wearing a white t-shirt and appearing to be covered in blood being detained by a group of approximately eight police officers
  • After two other men start pushing the PCs, the man in the white t-shirt grapples with officers for a few seconds before he is Tasered and collapses to the floor 
  • Emergency services had responded to reported stabbing in Lowfield Street 

A man was caught on camera being tasered by police after officers responded to a stabbing. 

The video clip, shot by a passer-by in Dartford, Kent, appears to show a man lashing out while being detained by approximately eight police officers.

Emergency services had been responding to a reported stabbing in the residential area of Lowfield Street at 6pm on Sunday, July 17.

Amid screams, shouts and a brief melee, the man can be seen being Tasered by an officer as his body stiffens and he collapses against a wall in Lowfield Street, Kent

The video clip, shot by a passer-by in Dartford, Kent, appears to show a man lashing out while being detained by approximately eight police officers

In the minute-long footage, a man wearing a white t-shirt can be seen being held by a group of officers. He appears to have blood on his shirt and arms. 

Another man approaches the group and begins arguing with a PC, pushing them repeatedly.

As officers try to restrain him, the chaotic situation escalates further as another man wearing a black hoodie and the man in the white t-shirt start grappling with the constables. 

As the clip draws to a conclusion, two officers can be seen restraining the Tasered man while on top of him

As the clip draws to a conclusion, two officers can be seen restraining the Tasered man while on top of him

Kent Police sealed off a number of streets in Dartford following a reported stabbing in the area

Kent Police sealed off a number of streets in Dartford following a reported stabbing in the area

Amid screams, shouts and a brief melee, the man wearing the white t-shirt can be seen being Tasered by an officer as his body stiffens and he collapses against a wall. 

As the clip draws to a conclusion, two officers can be seen restraining the Tasered man while on top of him. 

Three men are currently in police custody after being arrested in connection with the incident. 

Three men are currently in police custody after being arrested in connection with the incident. Pictured: Officers stand by as a police cordon is set up in Dartford High Street

Three men are currently in police custody after being arrested in connection with the incident. Pictured: Officers stand by as a police cordon is set up in Dartford High Street

A spokesperson for Kent Police said: ‘Kent Police was called to Lowfield Street, Dartford at 6.01pm on Saturday, 17 July 2021 following a report of a disturbance.

‘A man sustained an injury consistent with a stab wound and was taken to a London hospital for treatment.

‘Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.’

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