An investigation has begun after a Los Angeles police officer was filmed dragging a woman off the city’s subway for refusing to take her feet off the seat.
The incident began when the woman, Bethany Nava, was riding the Metro Red Line train and a police officer enforcing the passenger code of conduct, which prohibits feet on seats, asked her to get off.
In the video an agitated Nava shouts at the officer after he lets her go ‘I paid to be on this train’ and motioned with her foot that she had it on the edge of the seat because it was more comfortable.
‘This is racism. This is what we are: 2018, m**********s like this want to just try to act like they can do whatever they want. F**k you guys,’ said Lechuga, who also appears to spit at an officer.
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