Shortly after Chanel West Coast was arrested for allegedly getting in a fight at a nightclub on Tuesday night, she’s taken to Twitter to not only claim innocence but also accuse police of assaulting her while placing her under arrest.
I was assaulted by police last night for no reason and have bruises all over my arms. pic.twitter.com/stUpOyPA1Y— Chanel (@chanelwestcoast) August 5, 2015
“Police have gotten out of f--king hand in this country!! This s--t ain’t a race issue it’s a cop issue!!!! Time to put an end to this!!!” she wrote, kicking off a series of angry tweets.
I was violently held by 2 huge men cops last night for nothing and have bruises all over my arms......— Chanel (@chanelwestcoast) August 5, 2015
Can someone explain why a tiny 5'3 98lb women needs 2 men officers to hold her down and bruise her arms?????— Chanel (@chanelwestcoast) August 5, 2015
Last night I witnessed police brutality first hand and I'm completely outraged. There are real criminals out there and I'm getting arrested?— Chanel (@chanelwestcoast) August 5, 2015
She continued, tweeting, “I literally did nothing and had two cops violently handcuff me and hold me down,” along with pictures of her bruises.
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According to TMZ, the 26-year-old could’ve avoided arrest had she remained calm during her confrontation with the club’s security.
On camera, a guard even tells the Ridiculousness star that he would’ve let her go if she didn’t punch and kick him.