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Woman in viral video at University of Miami football game charged with assault

Posted: 2:40 PM, Nov 05, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-07 05:14:21Z

A woman who was seen slapping a police officer as she was carried out of a University of Miami football game has been charged with felony battery on a police officer and misdemeanor disorderly conduct, the Associated Press reported. 

According to Local 10 , Miami-Dade Metro Police received the video shortly after Saturday's incident, and was in the process of investigating. 

In the video, Bridget Freitas, who was dressed in a Miami Hurricanes shirt, was being carried away by several police officers. She than slapped one of the officers in the face. The officer then responded by delivering a huge punch to the woman's face, to the surprise of the crowd. 

Video of the incident quickly spread Saturday night on social media.