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: City Of Dallas Cancels At-Home COVID Vaccination Program That Was To Use Johnson & Johnson Doses
The teenage girl was arrested following the May 2017 encounter, which took place outside an event center and was captured on video.
The indictment says Tuli knew arresting the teenager was unlawful and made a false statement to his own police department.READ MORE: FDA Recommends "Pause" For Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine To Review Blood Clot Cases
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: Troops From Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala Deployed To Guard Borders And Lower Migration
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