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Footage emerges of woman being punched by officer at Miami International Airport

Warning: Contains distressing content. Footage has surfaced of a woman being punched in the face by a police officer at Miami International Airport. In the video the woman can be seen squaring up to the officer saying: 'You're acting like you're white when you're really black,' before the officer punches her in the face.

An officer can be heard shouting "she headbutted me!" after the woman falls to the ground.

The Mayor of Miami-Dade County called the incident an "excessive use of force," while director of the Miami-Dade Police Department has "initiated an investigation and ordered that the involved officers be relieved of duty."

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