Dramatic video has emerged of a Victorian police officer stomping on the back of a handcuffed African-Australian man.

'He was face down, disarmed': Police accused of excessive force during arrestDramatic video has emerged of a Victorian police officer stomping on the back of a handcuffed African-Australian man.

The man, who was having a psychotic episode, had assaulted several people before trying to hold up a Melbourne pharmacy armed with a pair of scissors in 2016.

He was repeatedly punched, kicked in the head, and hammered with a baton during the arrest.

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via Police accused of using excessive force during arrest of ‘face down, disarmed’ man – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)