FT. WORTH, TX – A police officer has been placed on desk duty after a video caught him allegedly pepper spraying a group of passing motorcyclists.
Reports out of Ft. Worth, Texas say that an Officer W. Figueroa, who has been on the Fort Worth force since 2009, was placed on administrative duties Monday afternoon.
The incident happened Sunday as the officer was issuing a ticket on the side of the road. A group of motorcyclists passed by, and that’s when he is seen getting out of his cruiser and spraying at them.
The video was captured by one of the bikers on his GoPro:
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