What is that, you ask? I wondered the same thing when I first saw it because I wasn't entirely paying attention. But thanks to the wonders of DVR, I rewound and heard the newscaster say, "As you can see, some of the suspect's dreadlocks got ripped out during the chase..."
To quote Cartman in the "Ginger Kids" episode of South Park:
"SICK!! GROSS! NASTY!!!"
Oh my God, just... ew! I couldn't believe they included bloody dreadlocks as part of the story. I wonder if the police will introduce those as evidence at the trial?
"Sir, were you at the scene of the accident that night? And don't lie... we have several sections of your dreads that say you were..."