13-year-old injured when her hair was yanked by Orange County deputy, attorneys say

in Orange County News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 13-year-old girl involved in an incident with an Orange County sheriff’s deputy that was captured on cellphone video spoke at a news conference Friday morning to discuss the situation.

Wilmica Edmond, an 8th grader at Westridge Middle School, was involved in an incident outside the school Nov. 7 when Harry Reid, the school resource officer, approached her.

Reid was fired after video showed him yanking Wilmica by her hair and yelling at other students.