VIDEO: Cop Pulls Gun On, Wrestles and Detains Socializing Teenagers
A Texas police officer has been suspended after pulling his gun on teenagers and manhandling a 14-year-old girl after breaking up a pool party.
The Guardian reports:
On Friday, units from the McKinney police department were called to the party, at Craig Ranch North Community Pool in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, over reports of a fight. Police said the incident involved “multiple juveniles at the location, who do not live in the area or have permission to be there, refusing to leave”. …
Video posted to YouTube on Saturday shows one officer sprinting past the camera, falling and losing his flashlight, then running again. …
He then forces a group of bystanders to leave. One, a girl, does not comply and the officer wrestles her to the ground. When other teenagers surround him to remonstrate, he draws his gun. Two other officers move to restrain him, and the officer re-holsters the weapon. He then slams the girl back to the ground, shouting: “On your face!”
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