Woman shown in YouTube video pleads guilty

Created: 02/07/2014 2:35 PM WHEC.com

The woman shown in a YouTube video being hit in the head and forced to the ground by a Rochester Police officer has taken a plea deal.

Twenty-one-year-old Brenda Hardaway pled guilty to second-degree assault last month. Hardaway was accused of threatening police with a can of pepper spray in August 2013. She was originally charged with assault, menacing and resisting arrest.

Hardaway is scheduled to be sentenced on March 18.

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