Point Pleasant Beach: In a press release issued today by the chief, he explains the situation which occurred over the weekend. As many social media videos, they only show one side of a story. A black man was filmed being placed under arrest with some force by a number of officers.

The chief explains that the suspect was seen drinking an open container of Hennessy on the boardwalk. When police went to issue a citation, he gave a false name and resisted arrest. Please see the press release below for the full story and details.