Girl gets punched in the face by a police officer

WAYNE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA – A girl was punched in the face by a police officer on Saturday at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair.

Footage of the incident shows the moment a Wayne County Sheriff officer punched a female suspect in the back of the head after she allegedly caused problems with other fair patrons.

According to reports, the suspect snatched away from the officer as they approached the exit, and allegedly began to struggle and resist arrest. 

The video shows the officer punching the teen in the face, who then responds back with a punch of her own.

The female culprit was charged with resisting arrest, 2nd degree trespassing and assault on a government official.

The altercation was recorded by a nearby witness and a complaint has officially been filed and is currently under review.