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Video of alleged US teen assault


Prosecutors in the American city of Seattle have made public a video which they say shows a sheriff's deputy using excessive force against a teenage girl.

The video showed the attack beginning after the 15-year-old entered a jail cell and kicked off one of her shoes towards the deputy.

The deputy is accused of using excessive force but his lawyers have said the video is misleading. Emma North reports.

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