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Police in Australia Use Stun Gun on 95-Year-Old Woman

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2023
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The Australian police are investigating why an experienced officer used a Taser on a 95-year-old woman who had approached him “at a slow pace” while holding a steak knife. The woman, Clare Nowland, who is 5-foot-2 and 95 pounds, uses a walker and has dementia. She was left in critical condition after a senior constable used the weapon on her on Wednesday morning in the care facility where she lives, causing her to fall and hit her head, according to the police. “At the time she was Tasered, she was...

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https://nytimes.com/2023/05/19/world/australia/police-taser-95-year-old-woman.html

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