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12-29-2017, 10:06 AM

Ulysses Wilkerson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


Published Dec 28, 2017 at 9:37pm

An Alabama teenager was badly injured with trauma to his brain after an encounter with police in the city of Troy. Ulysess Wilkerson’s mother, Angela Williams, wrote on Facebook on Christmas Eve, “Troy police officers did this to my son While he was in handcuffs. Please share this s*** happening in Troy Al now. I hope that they body camera was on and they haven’t told me s*** yet . Please share I’m heading to Birmingham to UAB he has fracture and had to transport to have surgery.”

The incident occurred in the downtown area of Troy, about 50 miles south of Montgomery, on December 23 just before midnight. Wilkerson is 17 years old and allegedly encountered city police along with a friend after they were walking behind a closed building. The Troy Messenger reports that there will be a protest held in the city on December 30 to raise awareness of the incident. A family spokesperson, Kenneth Sharpton Glasgow, told the newspaper, “The family wants justice. :cool:They family is very, very upset with the City of Troy and especially the police department.” Glasgow added that Wilkerson has been released from the hospital but that his recovery would be “slow and painful.”

12-31-2017, 05:43 AM

Prosecutor says body cam footage exists in teen beating case



Saturday, December 30, 2017 05:24PM
TROY, Alabama (KTRK) --
An Alabama prosecutor says police body cameras recorded the arrest of a teenager whose family says he was severely beaten by officers.:o

District Attorney Tom Anderson did not tell The Troy Messenger what the video and audio shows. He is waiting for the State Bureau of Investigation to finish its probe before commenting further.

The mother of 17-year-old Ulysses Wilkerson, Angela Williams, posted an image of her son's swollen face on Facebook. The family says Wilkerson was startled by police in Troy on Dec. 23 and ran from officers who caught up with him and beat him while he was handcuffed.

"I just want to know. I don't know till this day, I don't know what happened," Williams told CNN. "Police told me nothing. I hear what they telling the reporters but they hadn't told me nothing."

Police Chief Randall Barr has said the teen struggled with officers and reached toward his waistband as if he was trying to grab a weapon.