United states police use pepper spray against nine-year-olds

US police use pepper spray against nine-year-olds
© REUTERS / BRENDAN MCDERMID Outraged: Mayor Lovely Warren

Another case of inappropriate violence by police officers shocked the United States: a mentally ill girl was injured.

In the city of Rochester, a nine-year-old apparently mentally ill wanted to kill herself and her mother. Video footage shows the police taking the black girl away in handcuffs. When she struggles, the officers use pepper spray.

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The Mayor of Rochester, New York State condemned the police operation. As the mother of a ten-year-old child, she does not want to see such recordings, said Lovely Warren. She urged the police to be more “empathetic and empathetic” – and demanded an internal investigation by the security forces.

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