New York Police Officer Hits Woman In The Face During Arrest

After being uploaded online, a video of a New York Police Department officer hitting a lady in the face during an arrest went viral.

According to TMZ, the incident took place on August 12 in Harlem. In the midst of a mob, some officers were seen making an attempt to detain a suspect in connection with an attempted murder.

A police officer was observed attempting to push a woman away from the crowd as the situation turned tumultuous, but the woman pushed him away. The woman was punched by the policeman as a result, falling on the pavement in the process.

People at the scene were stunned by this, and one was heard yelling at the policeman, “Why would you do that?!”

It’s uncertain if she passed out,