Post by El Grito De Sunset Park.
This shocking footage shows the moment a heavily pregnant woman was thrown to the ground and pinned down by a cop as he arrested her.
Sandra Amezquita, who was 5 months pregnant, is suing the New York Police Department after the officer floored her and pinned her to the pavement.
The footage shows Ms Amezquita, who is 5ft 4ins being grabbed by the arm by the cop before he hurls her down onto her baby bump.
Amezquita reportedly gave birth to a baby boy four months early following the incident.