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Woman videotaped in CHP beating was walking into traffic, report says
Woman videotaped in CHP beating was walking into traffic, report says

A woman who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer on the 10 Freeway earlier this month was “talking to herself” and tried to walk into traffic on the freeway, according to a report obtained by The Times. A CHP officer made the comments in an application he submitted in support of putting the woman — Marlene Pinnock, a 51-year-old grandmother — on a 72-hour hold for further mental evaluation. The officer wrote that he was called to the eastbound lanes of the 10 Freeway after a report of a pedestrian walking on the freeway near the La Brea exit. “The subject began telling me ‘I want to walk home’ and called me ‘the...

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