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3 Deputies Charged After Violent Takedown Of DeLucca Rolle, 15

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Michael Laughlin
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South Florida Sun Sentinel
Attorney Sue Ann Robinson, left, talks to the media while next to Clintina Rolle, center, and Zoey Rolle about the charges filed today by the state attorney's office against the three deputies involved in Delucca Rolle’s April arrest. ";

Two Broward Sheriff’s deputies recorded on cellphone video pepper-spraying and violently slamming 15-year-old DeLucca Rolle’s forehead into the pavement during an after-school arrest will face misdemeanor charges for battery and falsifying police reports, the Broward State Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

A third deputy also has been charged with "falsifying the circumstances of the juvenile’s arrest,” state prosecutors said.

Sheriff Gregory Tony immediately suspended the three deputies without pay, as reported by the Sun Sentinel.