A female jogger out
for a run in Austin, Texas, Thursday was arrested, handcuffed and hauled
into a police cruiser screaming and in tears for allegedly failing to
entire incident was caught on video recorded by Chris Quintero, a
student at University of Texas who was sitting in a cafe across the
street and witnessed the woman being taken into custody.
arrest took place just before 11am outside a fast-food eatery near the
intersection of 24th Street and San Antonio Street in Austin.
Sporting a black crop top, shorts and
toe sneakers, 24-year-old Amanda Jo Stephen was running across the
street when an officer yelled for her to stop.
to Quintero, who saw the arrest play out from a nearby Starbucks, the
jogger got caught in a police operation targeting jaywalkers, University
of Texas' student newspaper The Daily Texan reported.
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