Baltimore cop is suspended after knocking out woman who punched his colleague twice in the head
Viral video posted on social media, shows a black woman hitting a white police officer, multiple times
Another officer, who is Black comes from behind and then hits the woman on the side of the head, the blow appears to knock her out cold
The woman was taken into custody and transported to a hospital Police said
It’s not clear that she was part of the demonstrations because there was a video on social media showing the woman heckling protesters before her confrontation with police
BAM! The sneaky hook from behind by the black officer explodes on the side of the woman’s head
The woman lands on her back, hard
It’s lights out! Police said the woman was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for treatment
Police said the woman was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for treatment.
The video, posted on social media, shows a black woman confronting a white police sergeant in a downtown intersection on Friday night as the demonstrations in Baltimore City unfolded Friday. When the sergeant grabs the woman’s arm, she strikes the sergeant twice on his head.
In fact, there was a video on social media showing the woman heckling protesters before her confrontation with police.
Baltimore Mayor Bernard ‘Jack’ Young issued a statement Saturday praising the first officer for his restraint but calling the punch ‘deeply disturbing.’
‘The woman should have been placed under arrest and not assaulted. Our system of justice does not involve the concept of an ‘eye for an eye,’ Young said.