Blind Diabetic Woman Tased By Dayton, Ohio Police


Dayton police said they went to an apartment building on Fernwood Avenue looking for a robbery suspect and ended up tazing the man’s mother who is legally blind.The incident happened on Fernwood Avenue Thursday.Police said 49-year-old Denise Harris refused to talk with them and became combative, striking out at an officer. According to officers, when they tried to arrest her, she resisted and they tased her.Neighors said the officers used unnecessary force on the blind woman, who is also suffering from diabetes and cancer.Sgt. Charles Anderson said Harris will be charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, but the incident is under investigation.Harris was taken to the hospital by an ambulance to be checked out.

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