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The Most Terrifying Video Ever Shows a Police K-9 Ripping a Woman's Scalp Off for Suspected Shoplifting

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In all of our years of reporting on severe K-9 police dog attacks, the PBWW website has never covered an incidence as heinous as the following. Officer Ryan Rezentes and his K-9 Marco assaulted an unarmed lady who posed no danger to the police. Talmika Bates' scalp was pulled from her head during the unlawful assault, which occurred without notice. The incident occurred on Feb. 10, 2020, and body camera video from the event was disclosed this week as part of a lawsuit against the city of Brentwood and the Brentwood police department. Authorities responded to a shoplifting report at an Ulta store that day, according to police. Bates and two other ladies were accused of robbing the business of several things before fleeing. Bates was hiding in a field behind some shrubs when police came. Rezentes, the complaint alleges, gave no warning and did not even order Bates to come out of the bushes before squeezing Marco on the unarmed, non-threatening lady. Though the footage is blurry, the