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New police bodycam video shows arrest of Kaia Rolle, 6, at Orlando's Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy

Kaia Rolle
Posted at 5:40 AM, Feb 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 05:55:15-05

(WESH/NBC News Channel ) -- Dramatic bodycam video of a 6-year-old girl being arrested in Orlando has been released by the attorney of the child's family.

Kaia Rolle, 6, could be heard crying on the video as an officer put zip ties on her wrists in September 2019 at Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy, saying "please let me go."

Kaia was accused of battering three staff members before the arrest, punching and kicking them.

She could also be heard saying "I don't want to go in the police car" as the officer was putting her in the backseat.

New police bodycam video shows arrest of 6-year-old Orlando girl

Officer Dennis Turner assisted with the arrest and went back in the building later, saying, "if she was bigger, she would have been wearing regular handcuffs" and "the youngest I have ever arrested was seven."

When learning she was 6-years-old, Turner also said "she's six? Now she has broken the record."

Turner was fired a week after the incident.

Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon said he was shocked by Turner's actions and apologized directly to the children involved and their families.

After being quoted in a police report saying she wanted to press charges, a staff member later came back to say that did not happen and she did not want to press charges.