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A Fort Lauderdale homeless who was looking for a bathroom wound up being shoved to the ground, slapped in the face and arrested for trespassing after a cop overeacted to the situation.
Officer Victor Ramirez was suspended by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department after video of the incident surface.
Bruce Laclair was walking in the downtown bus station when he was confronted by Ramirez. After a few words were exchenged Ramirez pushed LaClair to the ground. A few minutes later he slapped hard across the face.
Ramirez was working an off-duty job at the time. He's been suspended with pay pending an investigation
"We are now conducting an internal investigation," said Fort Lauderdale Chief of Police Franklin Adderley. "Part of that will be a first phase where we will be looking at a criminal allegation, and then we will be conducting an administrative review."
"He should be suspended because I don't know why ... he was an angry man," Laclair told Channel 7.