Watch: Arizona couple files for $10 million in damages after Phoenix police threatened to shoot them
A police officer attempted to yank a one-year-old baby from the mother’s arms while screaming at her.
In a horrific incident that has come to light on social media, a couple was threatened with being shot by police officials of Phoenix, Arizona in the United States after their four-year-old daughter allegedly walked out with a doll from a store.
Twenty-two-year-old Dravon Ames and twenty-four-year-old Iesha Harper were intercepted by the Phoenix police and threatened with being shot after their daughter allegedly walked out of a store with a doll. The incident took place on May 27 but gained worldwide attention recently after the video went viral.
According to a report published by local news website Phoenix New Times, the family has filed a notice of claim against the city of Phoenix and is demanding $10 million in damages.
After initially refusing to identify the cop involved, the Phoenix police later revealed his name as Christopher Meyer.