16-year-old Eric Diaz to sue Bridgeport police, claiming he was the victim of brutality

A video was posted on YouTube last weekend

A video was posted on YouTube last weekend showing an officer striking a juvenile. (May 28, 2014 5:41 PM)

A Bridgeport teen says he is planning to sue the police department over claims of police brutality, though police say their use of force was justified.

Eric Diaz, 16, was stopped early Sunday morning at Stratford and Newfield avenues for allegedly violating curfew. Diaz's mother says she had sent him to the store to pick up medication. Diaz says that when the officer asked him how old he was,...

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