Arkansas cop tasers woman who refuses to show him her breasts: lawsuit
Ashlea Bennett says she told uniformed Officer Brandon Carter no — but then he chased her around the building before zapping her repeatedly.
By Lee Moran / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 9:39 AM
Ashlea Bennett says a cop came to her workplace and asked her to strip. When she said no, she was allegedly tasered.
A cop in Arkansas allegedly tasered a woman after she refused to show him her breasts.
Ashlea Bennett alleges that uniformed Officer Brandon Carter strutted into her place of work on Dec. 13, 2011, and ordered that she give him a sneak peak of her bosom.
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When she declined, he reportedly then chased her around the building before zapping her repeatedly with his electroshock gun.
Bennett, who says it was not the first time Carter had asked her the lewd question, is now suing him and the city of Haskell in federal court.
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She seeks compensation and punitive damages on charges that include civil rights violations, assault, failure to train and supervise, and negligent supervision.
Bennett also claims Haskell's police department ignored her previous complaints about the officer, reports Court House News.