The “New York Times” newspaper said that the Police of Rochester, New York State, USA, used pepper spray against a 9-year-old girl.
In details, according to the newspaper, last Friday afternoon, the police received a call that indicated “family problems.” When the police arrived at the specified location, they found a 9-year-old girl who threatened to kill herself and her mother.
Andre City Deputy Police Chief Andersen said the underage girl initially sought to escape when police tried to put her in the back seat of a police car to take her to hospital. Meanwhile, Anderson added, the child kicked a policeman.
The newspaper reported that the police published a video tape about the accident. During it, the girl appeared fighting the police, and screaming that she did not want to enter the car until she saw her father. Then the policemen threw her on the snow and placed her handcuffs. Despite this, the child refused again the police officers’ request to enter the car, which prompted them to use pepper spray against her.
The newspaper wrote that Mayor Lovely Warren urged city police to show sympathy and sympathy, while responding to such incidents.