Woman in viral video at University of Miami football game charged with assault

Posted at 5:40 PM, Nov 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 00:14:27-05

A woman who was seen slapping a police officer as she was carried out of a University of Miami football game has been charged with felony battery on a police officer and misdemeanor disorderly conduct, the Associated Press reported. 

According toLocal 10, Miami-Dade Metro Police received the video shortly after Saturday's incident, and was in the process of investigating. 

In the video, Bridget Freitas, who was dressed in a Miami Hurricanes shirt, was being carried away by several police officers. She than slapped one of the officers in the face. The officer then responded by delivering a huge punch to the woman's face, to the surprise of the crowd. 

Video of the incident quickly spread Saturday night on social media.