NYPD officers allegedly smash ‘medic’s’ head into glass window during OWS protest

By Roxanne Cooper
Sunday, March 18, 2012 2:34 EDT
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During a night of clashes between police and “occupy wall street” protesters marking the six-month anniversary of the occupation of New York’s Zuccotti Park, citizen journalists captured an intense scuffle between police and a man who was identified as a “medic.” From the video, it appears that the police smashed the man’s head into a reinforced glass window.

The incident occurs at approximately 3:50 in the video embedded below:

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In separate incident, police officers can be seen tackling a woman:

Roxanne Cooper
Roxanne Cooper is the publisher of Raw Story. She has 20+ years experience in media management, marketing, and advertising and has held positions with AlterNet, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, LA Weekly, San Francisco Bay Guardian, and Stars & Stripes. From 2004-2008, Roxanne published the popular political blog Rox Populi. She lives in San Francisco and you can follow her on Twitter at @AlterRox.
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