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Indianapolis Cop Charged with Punching Teen in the Face

Nicole Rojas
Sep 26, 2019 - 12:00
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An Indianapolis police officer is facing criminal charges after he was caught on video punching a 17-year-old high school student in the face. Authorities said Officer Robert Lawson subsequently lied about the encounter in police reports.  The veteran police officer was charged with obstruction of justice, perjury, and official misconduct, all Level 6 felonies. Court records show Lawson was also charged with misdemeanor battery (Class A) and misdemeanor false informing (Class B), WPXI reported.  Lawson is accused of making false statements under oath or affirmation in a...

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