Rally held for Oak Lawn teen beaten by police during violent arrest
OAK LAWN, Ill. - The Arab American Action Network hosted a rally Wednesday in support of Hadi Abuatelah.
Abuatelah was beaten by three Oak Lawn police officers during an arrest in July.
The incident was caught on camera.
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The teen ran from a vehicle during a traffic stop, and a weapon was later found in his backpack.
Abuatelah has been charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest.
Activists are calling for the officers to be arrested and charged.