Robert Lawson Bio, Wiki, Age, Viral video

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Robert Lawson Bio: Robert Lawson, An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer. He is on leave pending an investigation after a him punch a black male teenage student in the face during an argument with a parent.

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In the 26-second clip, arguing can be heard between police and a woman and others. Off camera, a voice can be heard saying, “You better chill out, bro.” Then, a police officer strikes the unnamed teen in the face, reported to be an Indianapolis Public Schools student, in the face. The incident occurred outside Shortridge High School Thursday.

The officer has been identified by local, social media and other mainstream media. The officer, whose surname can be read on his uniform, is Robert Lawson.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • The Video Shows Lawson Strike the Student. The Teen’s Family Member, Apparently an Aunt, Said the Boy Was Punched & Kneed in the Back
  • Police Were Called by School Officials & Were Reportedly Investigating a Fight
  • Schools Superintendent Issues ‘Personal Statement’ As ‘Black Woman & Mother of Black Children’
  • People Are Unhappy & Say This is No Way to Start a School Year & Some Complained the District Response Was Lacking
  • Lawson Has Been on the IMPD Force Since at Least 2009 When he Was Mentioned in an Appeal of a Conviction. He Was Not Accused of Wrongdoing. Activists Are Calling For His Firing

According to local reports, the IMPD said it officers and a schools officer were investigating a fight at the school. The statement did not provide the officer who struck the teen’s name but said he was on leave pending an investigation.

“The involved officer has been placed on administrative leave. We encourage anyone with any additional information or video to come forward, as it will assist with the internal investigation,“ WTHR reported police said.

The same station reported the teen was suspended from school for five days.

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