Yes you read that correctly, a 72 year old Aboriginal man has been charged with assault after he was allegedly bashed by police.
The incident is believed to have occurred on Saturday night in Sutherland, Sydney. There are no excuses for this type of treatment towards an elderly person. The victim is Uncle Vic Simms who suffers from a heart condition.
Details are still limited at the moment, we will update this story as more info comes in.
Long time Aboriginal activist, Ken Canning, is calling for the police involved to be kicked out of the police force. You can join him and many others during a protest march on Parliament House Sydney this Wednesday afternoon 6 (Dec).