Video shows of­fi­cer throw­ing woman down face-first

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FORT COLLINS | A video spread­ing on so­cial me­dia shows a po­lice of­fi­cer in Colorado throw­ing a woman face-first onto a side­walk af­ter a scuffle.

Po­lice spokes­woman Kate Kim­ble told the Coloradoan news­pa­per that the woman struck the of­fi­cer in the

univer­sity town of Fort Collins on Thurs­day af­ter po­lice de­tained her boyfriend.

Ms. Kim­ble said the of­fi­cer used “stan­dard ar­rest con­trol” to sub­due her.

Ms. Kim­ble said the de­part­ment has its own video from po­lice body-worn cam­eras. She said that video hasn’t been re­leased be­cause the case is still open.

The de­part­ment will re­view the of­fi­cer’s use of force.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the woman as Michaella Su­rat, 22. She was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of third-de­gree as­sault and ob­struct­ing a peace of­fi­cer and re­leased on bond.

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