This is the horrifying moment police in America tasered a pregnant woman.
An argument over some superficial damage to a car quickly escalated to involve the police with eight-month pregnant Lucinda White, 29, being wrestled to the ground.
White had called police after another driver bumped her car in the parking lot of Best Buy in the town of Springfield.
When police arrived the driver denied causing any damage. White's boyfriend, Frederic Thomas, 31,contested this and became agitated.
After being threatened with arrest Thomas became violent "swinging his arms and hands wildly" and started grappling with the officer.
As more police arrive an officer can be seen wrestling White to the ground as another subdues Thomas.
Onlookers can be heard screaming at the police telling them that White is pregnant.
Springfield police are reported to be standing by the actions of the officers.
The foetus was checkad by doctors and was found to be ok, reports KMOV.
White and Thomas were both arrested and then released on bail.
They are both due in court in May.
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