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Police officer hits woman at Philadelphia Puerto Rican Day Parade

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Cell phone video that appears to show a woman being struck by a police officer at the Philadelphia Puerto Rican Day Parade is getting hundreds of views on YouTube and is generating comments and questions about the officer’s actions.

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The video shows several police officers at Sunday’s parade and a crowd of people. The woman is hit by one of the officers and falls to the ground.

Philadelphia Police told NBC10 the woman was cited for spraying silly string at officers who were conducting a vehicle stop near the parade route.

Internal Affairs is investigating the incident, according to police.

Several NBC10 viewers have emailed links to the video to NBC10 and have expressed concern about the incident.

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