NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man seen in a controversial arrest video earlier this summer is now facing new charges.
Ricky Bellevue, 35, is accused of robbing a 14-year-old girl on July 30 at a Howard Beach subway station.READ MORE: 8 People Killed In Mass Shooting At FedEx Facility In Indianapolis
Bellevue’s previous arrest in June sparked outrage after the officer appeared to use an illegal chokehold.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: With Thousands Of Appointments Now Available, Some Local Leaders Voice Concerns About Vaccine Hesitancy
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Bellevue was arrested again last month for an attempted robbery in the Melrose section of the Bronx.