Charges dropped against mom after video shows baby being yanked from her arms at benefits office

AmNews Staff Reports | 12/11/2018, 3:06 p.m.
Charges against a mother were dropped after video captured by a bystander showed officers pulling a 1-year-old baby from her ...
Woman arrested at Human Resources Administration office in Brooklyn Facebook/Monae Sinclair

Charges against a mother were dropped after video captured by a bystander showed officers pulling a 1-year-old baby from her arms at a Brooklyn benefits office, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Tuesday.

“Like everyone who watched the arrest of Jazmine Headley, I was horrified by the violence depicted in the video and immediately opened an investigation into this case,” Gonzalez said in a statement. “It is clear to me that this incident should have been handled differently.”

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