Picture of four armed white cops with Black suspect causes outrage in Mississippi

A picture of four white police officers with their dogs posing with a captured Black suspect has sparked outrage in Mississippi.

According to Yahoo! News, the officers from Prentiss Police Department took the picture after arresting Eric Boykin for an alleged bank robbery.

“Investigators say they captured Mr. Boykin in a wooded area near the Hancock Bank, which he is accused of robbing with a handgun,” the report reads.

The photo has drawn social media to draw attention to the optics of the police department’s photo.

Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in the manhunt. Boykin was charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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