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The surveillance footage of former pro tennis player James Blake being assaulted and wrongfully detained by NYPD has been released.

The video pretty much confirms what we already know; Blake was minding his business outside of his hotel when a plainclothes cop rolled up and manhandled him.

This particular cop, James Frascatore, has a track record of civilian complaints, yet it took this clip, and Blake being a high profile Black man, for the officer to actually be assigned to administrative duty.

Both the commissioner and the mayor of New York City have apologized to Blake.

Watch the footage below.

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