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New York City police drag young woman through the street

By Eric W. Dolan
Thursday, November 17, 2011 19:19 EDT
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As New York police tried to get “Occupy Wall Street” protesters to move off the street and onto the sidewalk, officers dragged a young woman through the street and arrested her.

“We noticed that cops were pulling the girl by her hair,” said a CNN iReporter, who recorded the incident.

“People starting yelling that it was police brutality. That’s when I started filming.”

A crowd of protesters shouted “shame” and booed the police officers as they dragged her into the street. Others could be heard shouting, “help her.”

Why police officers apprehended the young woman is unknown.

Watch video, courtesy of CNN, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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