In a chain of tweets, dos Santos posted dashcam photos from his automotive of Sunday’s incident which confirmed the sprinter pulling over and a number of other law enforcement officials then drawing near the automobile.
“Not surprised I had to go through this again. Whilst driving home last night 7 armed @metpoliceuk officers stopped me because they thought I was on my phone whilst driving. At their request I pulled over when safe to do so,” the thread started.
“After I stopped two officers ran towards either side of the car, one fist clenched banged on my window and tried opening the car door. Not knowing how to use a Tesla handle he took out his baton out of frustration ready to smash the glass,” dos Santos claimed in his submit.
“Annoyed that 2 years down nothing has changed,” dos Santos posted.
“At about 04.00 hours on Sunday August 14, armed officials have been on a regimen patrol in a marked police automobile. They noticed a automotive touring eastbound… and have been involved the motive force is also the use of a cell phone on the wheel.
“The officers clearly indicated for the car to pull over but it failed to do so and they called for further assistance. The driver stopped about 5 minutes later… and the officers spoke to him about why they wanted to stop the vehicle.
“We have since contacted the motive force by means of Twitter to ask him to touch us if he want to speak about this topic additional.”
CNN reached out to dos Santos’ representatives for more comment but did not hear back immediately.
After the couple, with their then three-month old son in the car, were stopped and searched by police officers, the footage was widely seen on social media.
Williams said in that interview that she was going to have to teach their son that “he can also be stopped through the police as a result of the colour of his pores and skin.”