Police Threaten to Shoot a Pregnant Woman After Her Daughter Reportedly Stole a Doll

An Arizona couple has filed a $10 million claim against the city of Phoenix after several police officers there repeatedly threatened to shoot them during a physically aggressive encounter. The scene erupted after the couple’s 4-year-old daughter allegedly stole a doll from a dollar store, according to the Arizona Republic.

Videos of the May 29 incident, which circulated more recently on social media, show a pregnant woman, 24-year-old Iesha Harper, struggling to obey police orders to leave her car as she holds her two small children. At one point, while the children are still in the vehicle, a police officer can be seen pointing a gun at the car as another yells, “You’re going to f***ing get shot…” Slate

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