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Rochester Police Officer Suspended After 9-Year-Old Girl Pepper Sprayed

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) -- A Rochester police officer has been suspended and two others are on administrative leave after pepper spraying a 9-year-old girl.

According to a statement from the department, the girl kicked an officer who was forcing her into a police vehicle Friday.

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Officers were responding to a report of what they called "family trouble."

New York Attorney General Letitia James said her office is looking into the case.


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