October 1, 2012

A Philadelphia police supervisor struck a Puerto Rican Day parade reveler in the head, sending the woman to the ground before she was charged with disorderly conduct.

According to a YouTube video posted Sunday, several parade-goers can be seen spraying water on the street and on a throng of police officers before a police supervisor zeroes in on the unidentified woman as she tries to walk away from the group.

The officer is then seen striking the woman in the face and to the back of her head. She is later led away in handcuffs with blood streaming down her face.

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