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Met suspends G20 footage officer


A sergeant seen in video footage hitting a woman during the G20 protest in London has been suspended, Scotland Yard has said.

The officer is seen hitting the woman in the face with his hand, and then in the leg with his baton, after she swears at him.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission - already investigating the death of Ian Tomlinson during the 1 April protests - is examining the case.

Andy Tighe reports.

Footage courtesy YouTube


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