Family says Mesa grandma assaulted by officers; police reviewing incident
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The Mesa Police Department is under fire and conducting an internal review after a Facebook post went viral alleging officers roughed up — and cited — an 84-year-old stroke survivor and grandmother.
Shared more than 12,000 times by noon Saturday, the Thursday night post shows a frail woman in a hospital gown with a black eye and bruises and cuts from her forearms to her wrists. In the video from her hospital bed, the woman, whose... read more
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