Mother of 9-Year-Old Pepper-sprayed by Rochester Police Suing

mother of a 9-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed and handcuffed by Rochester police officers last month has notified the city
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The mother of a 9-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed and handcuffed by Rochester police officers last month has notified the city and police department she intends to sue, CNN has learned.

A notice of claim states that the girl's mother, Elba Pope, will seek damages due to "mental anguish and psychological/emotional distress and trauma" and "physical injury and substantial pain," as well as coverage for any future required medical treatment and mental health care.

Pope's daughter ran out of the house in distress because she "was upset about her mother and step-father arguing," the notice, which CNN obtained from family attorney Lorenzo Napolitano, says.

Pope explicitly accused the officers of "wanton, reckless and malicious" conduct...

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