Rickia Young, a young black mother who was reportedly beaten for no reason during anti-racism protests in Philadelphia last year, is said to have struck a $ 2million (£ 1.4million) deal with city officials.
The deal was reached on Monday, nearly a year after Ms Young was forcibly removed from her car, beaten, and her toddler was used by the city police department for networks. social, reported The Philadelphia Investigator.
Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said in a statement that “instead of fighting crime and fear of crime, some of the police at the scene created an environment that terrorized Rickia Young, her family and other members of the police. public “on the morning of October 27, 2020.
It was at this point that Ms Young, a care aide from North Philadelphia, attempted to walk through a large protest against the police murder of Walter Wallace Jr. As the video footage shows, when she walked through attempted to turn around in her vehicle, she was approached by officers. who smashed his windows with batons, it has been claimed.
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