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'Naked Grandma' NYPD arrest video causes outrage

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An NYPD arrest was caught on camera in Brooklyn and it's causing outrage.

Police said they were responding to a 911 call for an alleged assault on a child inside the home on Kings Highway.

The mother of the child, 48-year-old Denise Stewart says police yanked her out of her apartment while she was wearing only a towel and underwear.

In the commotion, the towel fell off.

According to police, when officers attempted to take the mother into custody, two other family members emerged from the apartment and tried to prevent the officers from making the arrest. During the scuffle, the mother bit one of the officers on the finger, causing a minor injury. The 12-year-old assault victim was assisted by officers and brought outside to a police van to await Emergency Medical Services, at which time she kicked out one of the police van's windows, causing broken glass to cut the chin and hand of one officer.

All injuries were non-life threatening, and all individuals were transported to Kings County and Brookdale University hospitals, where they were treated and released.

The incident was referred to the Internal Affairs Bureau and is currently under investigation.

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