An upstate New York police officer has been placed on administrative leave after video captured sucker punching a female in the throat while detaining her over the Fourth of July weekend.
Video recorded on July 4 shows a brawl break out inside a Walmart in East Syracuse, New York.
DeWitt Police say five to six people were fighting when 22-year-old Tajenik Byrd pulled pepper spray from her purse and sprayed multiple people, including children.
Officer Rory Spain was accused of punching Edmonds in the throat when she allegedly attempted to bite him as he tried to detain her.
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