Police officers on horseback were pictured leading a handcuffed black man through the streets while he was attached to a rope.

Texas officers on horses leading a handcuffed black man by a rope

The alarming image, which has invoked “anger and disgust”, according to one politician, was taken in Galveston, Texas.

Two officers, wearing riding hats, are seen either side of the arrested man, while one appears to hold a blue rope.

According to the Galveston Police Department, the officers were identified as P.Brosch and A.Smith.

They reportedly arrested Donald Neely, 43, who is accused of criminal trespass.

The picture sparked outrage
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