SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A grand jury in Texas has indicted a San Antonio officer who was recorded on camera hitting a teenage girl during an altercation last year.
Court records filed Tuesday show Officer Gary Tuli was indicted by a grand jury in Bexar County on one count of official oppression and a second count of false report to a peace officer.READ MORE: COVID-19 Omicron Variant Confirmed In 2 North Texas Patients By Frisco Lab
The teenage girl was arrested following the May 2017 encounter, which took place outside an event center and was captured on video.READ MORE: Plano Takes Next Step Toward Farm-Inspired Mixed-Use Development, Haggard Farms
The indictment says Tuli knew arresting the teenager was unlawful and made a false statement to his own police department.
Police Chief William McManus reports Tuli will be put on administrative duty.
He said in a written statement that an excessive force complaint “was deemed to be inconclusive.”MORE NEWS: 300+ Astroworld Festival Lawsuits To Be Handled By 1 Texas Judge
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