A Dallas Independent School District Officer was caught on video breaking up a fight and slamming a 12-year-old 6th grader girl to the ground fraturing her collarbone!
The officer remains unnamed but is on administrative leave.
Mariana Benton is seen fighting with another female student on Piedmont Global Academy School’s campus with other students around. An officer comes in and breaks up the fight and then picks up Benton, slamming her to the ground. Students around screamed in horror!
She also says she was also pepper sprayed.
She told KXAS:
“The officer came and grabbed me and body slammed me, then put the pepper spray,”
“He pepper sprayed me in the eyes and I couldn’t open my eyes because it was burning me, the eyes, so then they took us to the nurse to put water.”
Watch the video below to see the incident and learn more. Also read Mic’s report on the incident here.