Excessive Force Claim: 13 officers dispatched to arrest one 15 year old Mexican Girl

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For the full story, Go Here: July 25th, 2014 at 11:30 PM a 15 year old Fargo girl says she was the victim of excessive force perpetrated by the Fargo, ND police department while she was charging a cell phone in a family members car in front of her older sisters residence. The 15 year old says that she was approached by two Fargo Police officers who accused her of smoking marijuana and claimed they could smell cannabis. She says she told the officers that she was not smoking marijuana but retrieving her sisters phone and charger from the car when the officers dragged her from the car and handcuffed her causing excruciating pain to her arms and wrists, which she said were pulled too forcefully and too far up, and to her wrists which she said were handcuffed too tightly causing her circulation to be cut off. The 15 year old girl also stated that during the violent and painful arrest, her head was repeatedly pounded into the hood of the parked car outside her sisters house, then they wrestled her to the ground with additional officers who arrived on the scene, (4 participating in the arrest and 13 officers in total), hog tied her and put her in the back seat of a squad car. Neighbors and family members who witnesses the arrest expressed concern at the force used to handle this 15 year old girl and confirmed the screams of pain and caused by the treatment she received at the hands of the Fargo Police Department questions contact duke@ or call: 218-789-1487

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