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Ocean City Police Charge Pregnant Female in Beach Misconduct


OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Police say they're charging a woman who had an emergency C-section after an altercation with Ocean City officers on the beach.

The woman was with a group police say created a disturbance on the beach over the weekend, including three men charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Police spokeswoman Lindsay O'Neal said Wednesday that Delima Ekundayo Ibironke Palmer was also arrested Sunday, but taken to a hospital when she experienced labor pains. She said assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and hindering charges are now pending against Palmer.

There is broadcast video said to depict the confrontation, including an officer pushing a pregnant woman to the ground. O'Neal said the department will review all videos it receives and launch an internal investigation if necessary.

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