Carjacking suspect punched and kicked during arrest, sues for $1 million

You may remember the arrest of an armed carjacking suspect  from January caught on video.

Now, that suspect is suing police over the way he was treated during his arrest. He is asking for $1 million in damages.

A witness recorded police hitting and kicking Andrew Jackson, Jr. in her front yard. Jackson was carrying a gun and had allegedly carjacked a 55-year-old woman and her grandchildren.

Jackson, 51, claims, task force officers from Highland Park and Grosse Pointe Park violated his civil rights and caused him emotional distress and lost wages.

State police and the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office are investigating the officers' conduct.

The carjacking victim said that Jackson, who has a lengthy police record and wore a security guard jacket, pointed the gun at the children and told them to get out - or he'd shoot.

Jackson fled in her car and GPS tracking led the police's Auto Theft Task Force to the suspect. 

But Jackson did not give up. He ran and police gave chase for a quarter mile before catching their suspect.

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