Policeman hits a woman - level 2

Policeman hits a woman - level 2

18-03-2014 15:00

A dramatic security camera video has been released. It shows a policeman beating up a suspected shoplifter.

The woman was sitting in a chair in the back of a shopping centre, when the policeman attacked her. He pulled her hair and dragged her across the floor. She was hit three times in the head.

The policeman said that he wanted to see the woman’s bag, but the woman bit his finger, and told him that she had AIDS. He was found guilty and he’s no longer a policeman. He must also pay £560 in total.

Difficult words: beat somebody up (to hurt somebody by hitting and kicking), shoplifter (person who steals something in a shop), drag (pull).

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