Pirates baseball fan tasered and baton-whipped by police

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Well, it appears it took a lot more than just a taser to take this big fella down.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review explains the scene:

Scott J. Ashley, 41, of Friendship was arrested at Saturday’s Pirates game and charged with four misdemeanors, including public drunkenness and resisting arrest.

The video shows two officers taking at least six swings at a man meeting Ashley’s description, first Tasering him to little effect before clubbing him in the neck, head, side and legs before he is eventually cuffed on the concourse floor.

What do you think? Was the force excessive? Or was the club swinging what it took to keep the peace?

H/T: The Blaze