An officer from the Big Spring Police Department was filmed dragging a handcuffed woman along the ground in the West Texas city on September 23.
The video, originally posted to Facebook, shows the officer pinning the women to the ground, applying handcuffs, and dragging her by her hands to the other side of a police cruiser.
The person who filmed the video, who wished to remain anonymous, said that she saw the officer knocking the woman to the ground and pushing the woman’s face into the gravel. She said the woman could be heard saying that she was hurt and calling for an ambulance.
In a statement on Facebook,
Big Spring Chief of Police Chad Williams confirmed that the incident was being investigated. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful