Teen: Officer slammed me to ground, put hands around throat

October 8, 2017 6:35 PM

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A woman who spent five days in jail for what police internal affairs investigators concluded was a false charge of assaulting a police officer said the officer choked her and slammed her to the ground.

Cleveland.com reports 18-year-old Angelina Martinez, of Lakewood, said in a telephone interview that she thought she was going to die when Sgt. Christopher Graham picked her up by the throat and threw her to the pavement on Sept. 12.

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