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‘I’m begging you please’: Cops prise baby away from screaming mother

‘I’m begging you please’: Shocking video shows mother pleading with cops as they rip her BABY off her and one points a taser at crowd after security guard called police because she sat on floor at food assistance center

  • Video shows Jazmine Headley, 23, on floor at a SNAP centre in New York
  • Police officers can be seen trying to physically move the woman
  • At one point in the struggle they tried to take her one-year-old out of her arms
  • The woman has been charged with resisting arrest, acting in a manner injurious to a child, obstructing governmental administration and criminal trespassing

This is the shocking moment police tried to prise a baby away from its mother at a food assistance centre.

The video shows Jazmine Headley, 23, on the floor at a SNAP centre in Boerum Hill, New York.

Taser-wielding police officers, who were called to reports of a woman being disorderly and blocking a hallway, can be seen trying to physically move the woman.

Police officers, who were called to reports of a woman being disorderly and blocking a hallway, can be seen trying to physically move the woman

The video shows Jazmine Headley, 23, on the floor at a SNAP center in Boerum Hill, New York

At one point in the struggle they tried to take her one-year-old out of her arms as the woman cried: ‘I’m begging you please.’

Other people can be heard screaming in the background as one woman shrieked: ‘Oh my God, oh my God, look what they’re doing to us, look what they’re doing to her.’

Another cried: ‘There’s a f***ing baby in her hands!’

The video was posted to Facebook where it sparked outrage from viewers.

The woman who uploaded it wrote:  ‘[The mom] made the security guard feel dumb so she called the cops on her and this was the outcome. 

‘She had her baby in her hands the whole time. I’m so f***ing disgusted with the NYPD.’ 

At one point in the struggle they tried to take her one-year-old out of her arms as the woman cried: 'I¿m begging you please.'

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson called the incident 'unacceptable, appalling and heartbreaking.'

At one point in the struggle they tried to take her one-year-old out of her arms as the woman cried: ‘I’m begging you please.’

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson called the incident ‘unacceptable, appalling and heartbreaking.’

He tweeted: ‘I’d like to understand what transpired and how these officers or the NYPD justifies this. It’s hard to watch this video.’ 

The NYPD said it is investigating the ‘troubling’ incident. 

The woman has been charged with resisting arrest, acting in a manner injurious to a child, obstructing governmental administration and criminal trespassing.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk