WASHINGTON - New video shows chaos that broke out on the Metro during the rush hour commute as Transit police arrest two teens.
The scene played out on the platform at the Fort Totten station Wednesday evening.
Cell phone video was sent to FOX 5 by a Metro passenger, who says the group of teens were being loud and rowdy, but felt police had used excessive force.
Metro says their officers were called to respond to a fight in progress, which eventually prompted a teen being yanked off a train by a Metro Transit Police officer.
Metro says a victim told police one of the teens hit him in the back of the head with a plastic bottle.
The video shows one of the teens getting pulled from the train by their hoodie, then walked him over to the stall and pushed him up against the wall of the waiting room structure and later slam him to the ground.
The interaction between the teen and the officer on the platform caused a commotion, as several other passengers are seen pulling out their cellphones and recording the arrest.
Metro says while the arrest was taking place, another teen assaulted one of the officers from behind.
A 14-year-old was arrested for assault, and a 15-year-old was arrested for assault on a police officer.
When reached for comment, Metro said police officials have reviewed the video of the incident and didn't see any indication of excessive force.