Transcript for Growing Backlash Over Mother Arrested After Calling Police for Help
And back here at home, in ft. Worth, Texas, tonight, growing backlash over the arrest of a mother called police for help, and ended up on the ground in handcuffs. Tonight, the police chief with sharp words about that officer's actions. Here's Phillip Mena. You don't have the right to grab and choke nobody's son. Reporter: Jacqueline Craig is telling a ft. Worth cop that a neighbor has choked her 7-year-old son for littering. But it's the officer's next question that has sparked outrage. Why don't you teach your son not to litter? It doesn't matter if he did or didn't. It doesn't give him the right to put his hands on him. Why not? Because he don't! Reporter: Tensions escalate fast. Don't grab her! Don't grab her! Reporter: Craig's daughter shot the video, which appears to have breaks. Today, Craig has a message for police. It was not fair to degrade me as a parent. It was not fair what you did to my children. You degraded your profession, period. The officer was rude. This is not the way we do things here. Reporter: Tonight, that officer has been pulled from duty. While investigators review the case. Thank you. There are new developments
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