Woman Caught On Camera Tumbling Out Of Police Car Says She Was Being Sexually Assaulted

CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A woman who was shown on camera tumbling out of a moving LAPD squad car last year said she fell out of the vehicle to avoid being sexually assaulted by her arresting officer.

KCAL9’s Stacey Butler spoke to the woman’s attorney, Arnoldo Cassillas.

The alleged victim, Kim Nguyen, a 27-year-old pharmacist, says she was handcuffed in the back of a squad car when an officer began to sexually assault her in the early morning hours of March 17, 2013. Nguyen said the officer’s negligence also caused her to tumble out of the vehicle.

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Video of the incident appears to show Nguyen sprawled on the ground with her dress removed from the waist down.

Nguyen says it all started around 2 a.m. when she was standing in front of a downtown restaurant with two male friends. She said they were waiting for…

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