- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A 13-year-old girl says she was harassed by police and roughed up by officers who arrested her on suspicion of jaywalking, starting a riot and resisting arrest.

KUTV reported Monday (https://bit.ly/1LtUjDs) that Yeno Oliver’s mother says the girl and her 12-year-old brother were arrested in Salt Lake City on Sunday.

Cheydene Hudspeth says her daughter was handcuffed when she tried to leave after being cited for trespassing near the shelter where the family is staying.

Salt Lake City Police Detective Greg Wilking says two juveniles were arrested near the shelter, and started a reaction to the arrest in the surrounding crowd. He says people were pushing, shoving, yelling, and threating to shoot officers.

Wilking says officers have recently stepped up area patrols to keep order at the request of the police chief and the mayor.


Information from: KUTV-TV, https://www.kutv.com/

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