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News ID: 45290
Publish Date: 8:52 - 26 February 2020
Tehran 26 February _A US police body camera footage has been released showing a 6-year-old girl, crying while being handcuffed and arrested.

TUS cop handcuffs, arrests 6-yr-old girl, crying ‘help me!,’ video showsEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)-First-grader Kaia Rolle was placed in a police car in Florida with her wrists bound as she begged for help, shows the video released Monday.

“What are those for?” she asked the Orlando police officers.

“They’re for you,” Officer Dennis Turner said about the zip ties

“No ... no, don’t put handcuffs on! Help me, help me, please!” she complained to no avail.

Kaia was placed in a police SUV to be taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center

“I don’t wanna go in a police car,” Kaia said, to which the second cop responded, “You don’t want to? ... You have to.”

“Please, give me a second chance,” the girl responded, still crying.

No school staff member tried to prevent the arrest with one employee asking, “The restraints, are they necessary?”

“Yes,” Turner said. “If she was bigger, she would have been wearing regular handcuffs.”

Orlando Police Department officials have said Turner has violated agency policy on arresting children younger than 12.

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