CPD officer takes down hoop

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CHICAGO - Residents in Little Village say a police officer, angry at them for playing basketball in the street, smashed their basketball hoop and destroyed it.

The incident was caught on video and posted to social media.

In the video, you can see the police officer slamming the basketball rim into the ground over and over again.  He then drags it down the street with his marked police SUV.

The ball players picked up what was left of the hoop.

Police are investigating the incident.

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