Inverness, FL asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Florida

Q: does a male cop have a right to grab a woman that was in no way of breaking the law. I have video.

me and my niece were in Rural King and for some reason the thought she stole something as she left store to wait 4 me in truck. as I was leaving the manager stoped me and told me I was to wait for authorites to arrive and I could not leave cause I would be taking the girl with me, I said wrong left went to trk told niece to give back she said what stuff and thenexited truck to go show themanager and loss prevention where she placed item down before she leftstore . she did they were satisfied said shwas clear to go . as we exited store cop rolls in asking were suspect is located, I guess, I was not looking . Cop comes up behind us grabs my niece arm she was not going with whatever he was trying to do ended up throwing a 100lb little woman to the ground yelling stop resisting . I got my camera rolling to get the ending which was I believe unlawfully seareched and told I was trespassing and needed to leave I was no longer part the investigation she was charged with petty theft and resis

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Chris White
Chris White
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