Footage has emerged from China of a police officer slamming to the ground a woman holding a child.
In the video, which was filmed in Shanghai on September 1, the woman holds a toddler with one arm as she argues with a police officer.
When the woman begins to push the officer, he later slams her and her child to the ground hard.
Two passersby rush to help the distressed child as the police restrain her mother with force.
Some infuriated by the incident allegedly attacked the officers involved and was recorded in a separate video.
The police officer has been suspended, according to local news.
It is believed that the confrontation was over a parking infringement.