Kim Vatis
NBC Chicago
August 18, 2011

Security tape allegedly shows a group of police officers beating two Chicago brothers Wednesday after apparently mistaking them for robbers while one was closing the store at which he worked.

Michael Ayala, 23, said officers assaulted him during an incident Wednesday after he was closing up shop Wednesday at 7911 Food and Liquor Store.

“He punched me in the ribs,” Michael Ayala, who showed bruises on his upper arms from officers pinning him down, said of one aggressive officer.

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