PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police in Philadelphia have launched an internal investigation into the arrest of a black teenager outside the Philadelphia Zoo.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Delaware Gov. John Carney, State Officials To Provide COVID-19 Update
Cellphone video shows the 14-year-old’s arrest last Thursday.READ MORE: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Reopen For Summer On May 26
A zoo spokeswoman says police were flagged down by a zoo public safety officer who’d been trying to disperse the group for soliciting money from patrons.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Primary 2021: All Eyes On Race For Philadelphia District Attorney
Now, after community complaints, police are looking into whether the officer’s actions were appropriate.