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VIDEO: Lansing police officer strikes young girl 

Officials call press conference to address online video 


FRIDAY, June 14 — City of Lansing officials are holding a press conference this afternoon after a video surfaced of a uniformed police officer striking what appears to be a young girl before escorting her into a police cruiser.  

A video posted to Facebook on Friday shows a girl being escorted into the back of a Lansing Police Department SUV and later being struck several times by a city police officer. Mayor Andy Schor and Chief Michael Yankowski plan to release a statement on the matter at 4:15 p.m. at Lansing City Hall, a spokesman said.  

Details of the incident are unknown. Visit lansingcitypulse.com for continued coverage 




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