10/28/2010

Pa. woman hurt in cousin's taped scuffle with cops

A police source said the woman punched a female officer

By Jan Ransom
The Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADELPHIA — The cousin of a West Philadelphia man hit in the head with nightsticks by police in a video posted on YouTube last month was taken to the hospital last night after a confrontation with cops inside her grandfather's home.

Tanya Yates, 26, a cousin of Askia Sabur, got into an argument with officers whom the family say burst into their home on Conestoga Street near Media shortly before 8 p.m., after telling them they were seeking two gunman involved in a nearby shooting.

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