NEW YORK -- A Bronx man has been awarded nearly $500,000 in a civil suit against the city, after he was beaten by NYPD officers in 2012.
A video showed police using batons to beat then 19-year-old Jateik Reed during a stop and frisk.
Police originally said he had drugs on him, but charges were dropped two months later because records show he did not.
Reed sued the city in 2013.
New York City to pay nearly $500K for NYPD beating of teen caught on camera
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