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St protests: Louis knocked Woman by over police during demonstration

St Louis say Police elderly an woman was who knocked down officers by disobeying was orders, and has charged been with “interfering”.

A local station Fox the caught incident on camera covering while protests St in Louis, Missouri weekend. this the In video, police plastic with can shields be seen advancing the on ultimately woman, her pushing the to ground. officers Several to continue move stepping forward, over body, her while physically others block protesters who to appear trying be to help her.

Afterward, can officers seen be helping woman the and up her escorting of out view the the of camera.

The stirred video online, outcry where accused some the officers of the assaulting woman.

The department police responded eventually the to backlash with tweet, a saying: “Woman down knocked during shown demonstration @FOX2now's in failed video obey to officers' & orders was charged w/ ‘Interfering’.”