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“Hey, Wrong Car!” exclaims the narrator. Before holding an innocent man at gunpoint and cuffing him, cops admit they were wrong.

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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) is under fire after a TikTok video seems to show police holding a guy at gunpoint and then admitting to one another that they had the incorrect suspect before beating him with a dangerous weapon and briefly kidnapping him. The films were posted in June by @lastcall702, a TikTok user. A similar scenario played out in a sequence of two TikTok videos in which at least six LVMPD squad vehicles and at least seven cops arrived on a traffic stop situation that was already developing. Officers started shouting orders to the driver from behind the open doors of their cars, weapons drawn and aimed in the direction of the automobile. He was told to toss his keys out the window, unbuckle his seatbelt, and exit the car with his back to the armed group who surrounded him. Around the same time, the driver was obeying the police' instructions, additional officers shouted from behind the gun-wielding ones, "Hey! It's the wrong vehicle. “