The Seattle teenager who was punched in the face by a policeman has
privately apologized to officer Ian Walsh for the altercation on Friday
June 17, according to The Grio. On a cellphone video, the 17-year-old
African-American girl is seen shoving Walsh before he strikes her in
When is the police officer going to apologize for clocking a 17-year-old girl in the face? Just a thought. Here's what you had to say: Kim commented: "This story disgusts me. The girls should have known better and the police officer's reaction was unjust. He went too far." Black District Attorney wrote: "These girls were crazy to jump on a cop like that."
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By now you've most likely watched the video
. What do you think? Was that punch justified? Is hitting a woman okay?