Baby Falls To Ground As Officer Arrests Mother

Police released body camera video from an arrest that has neighbors upset.

It shows a baby fall to the ground during the incident. We want to warn you it is tough to watch at times.

The arrest happened last Thursday in Covington.

What begins with a Covington police officer speaking to a mother about her active warrants, quickly escalates into a situation where the mother drops her baby before an arrest.

"Let her take the child, OK? What are you doing to my baby?" the woman can be heard asking the officer.

A witness' cellphone video shows the officer slam Breonna Bell to the ground with her pants down in the Nelson Heights community.

The video posted on social media sparked outrage and activists have planned a demonstration at police headquarters Tuesday.

Capt. Ken Malcolm with the Covington Police Department who said the officer did nothing wrong.

"He did not violate departmental policy," Malcolm said.

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