Woman Body-Slammed By Cop after Associate Asked She Wear a Mask

A preliminary investigation revealed that a Walmart associate requested the woman put on a mask before entering the store, but she grew disorderly, according to a video statement posted to the Birmingham (Alabama) Police Department’s Facebook page. The officer was alerted to the situation when he heard the woman yelling obscenities to customers and employees, the department said.

Police said the woman was asked to leave the store, but she refused. When the officer moved to detain her, she resisted, leading them to use the “take-down” method, the department said. Though the video shows the woman fall to the ground, police said she was unharmed. Subsequent videos posted to Facebook show the woman with no apparent injuries. She also refused medical evaluation, the department said…  CNN

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