[Wild Wednesday] NYPD Officer Filmed Slamming Pregnant Woman to Ground

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An NYPD officer was filmed violently slamming a pregnant woman to the ground early Saturday morning in Sunset  Park, Brooklyn.

A five months pregnant Sandra Amezquita,  reportedly suffered vaginal bleeding after the incident and has bruises on her arms and stomach.

The incident started when Amezquita and her husband, Ronel Lemos, attempted to intervene as their 17 year old son, Jhohan, was arrested by police for possession of a knife.

After some “disorderly conduct” by Amezquita and her friend, the video shows an NYPD officer forcing the mom-to-be to the ground on her belly and handcuffing her.  The officer proceeds to shove the friend to the street.

Lemos was arrested for assaulting a police officer after striking the officer who was arresting his son.

The NYPD’s Internal Affairs unit is reportedly investigating the incident, which took place just one week after an officer from the same precinct—the 72nd—was filmed kicking…

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