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Body cam shows altercation between a NJ cop and wife

Body camera footage reveals jamie that took place on the Wildwood Beach between New Jersey police officer and a woman.

A woman whose violent arrest on a New Jersey beach earlier this year was captured on video, was indicted last week.

Emily Weinman, 20, was indicted by a Cape May County grand jury on suspicion of aggravated assault of a police officer, resisting arrest, throwing bodily fluids and constipation.

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Weinman, of Philadelphia, was on a Wildwood beach during Memorial Day Weekend with her boyfriend, and 18-month-old daughter, police confronted her after she believed that she was drinking underage.

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New Jersey officers fight woman in Wildwood beach

What unfolded was captured on the police bodycamera and in a video shot by a nearby beachgoer.

Weinman met with a breathalyzer test, but the situation escalated when she refused to give the officers her name. An officer could be heard saying: he said that he was “done” with her and work with another agent to attempt the arrest of the woman, the video showed.

They ran away, screaming, profanities, and telling the officers not to her handcuffs. “You’ll be dropped,” the officer responded.

Weinman resisted the arrest and if the officer continued to approach, they “forced slapped him in the trunk, Police chief Robert Regalbuto said — an action he claimed turned the officer’s body camera. It apparently was activated again as the two fought in the sand.

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The officer struck the woman two times — as the voices in the background could be heard shouting “stop resisting” — for Weinman spit in the direction of one of the agents.

The officers involved in the incident were identified by the Wildwood Police Department as Patrolmen Thomas Cannon, John Hillman, and Robert Jordan. They were acquitted of the offence after authorities reviewed the video footage.

Weinman rejected a plea offer in July.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Nicole Darrah cover breaking and trending news for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah.

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