Chicago cops Taser 8-months-pregnant woman over parking dispute

Thirty year old Tiffany Rent, is reported to have parked in a handicapped spot and as a result was ticketed.

Rent , who is eight months pregnant, is alleged to have taken the ticket,   tore it up and thrown it at the officer. The officer is reported to have responded by using a taser gun on her.

A police source says the officer may not have known she was pregnant, but a female officer noticed and suggested Rent be taken to the hospital.

Her boyfriend and father of the baby, Joseph Hobbs was also arrested for trying to intervene as the police tasered his pregnant girlfriend.   He suffered a dislocated elbow in the struggle with police.

Both rent and her boyfriend were arrested and Rent was also treated and released at a local hospital.



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