Northeastern Police respond to video showing officers unloading bricks

Northeastern Police respond to video showing officers unloading bricks
Northeastern University Police released a statement after a video circulated on social media shows officers with bricks. (@balleralert/Instagram)

BOSTON — The Northeastern University Police Department released a statement after a video circulating on social media showed police officers with bricks.

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Boston 25 News received several messages on social media about the video and reached out to police for comment.

The Northeastern University Police Department released a statement on Twitter saying their officers were in the video and they were collecting bricks from a damaged sidewalk that posed a safety hazard.