VIDEO: Body cam footage show officers arrest six-year-old girl

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ORLANDO, Fla. (CNN) — Body cam video of the controversial arrest of a six-year-old Florida girl from back in September was released this week.

Attorneys for Kaia Rolle made these body camera videos public Tuesday.

They show two Orlando police officers arresting Kaia after she reportedly threw a temper tantrum at school.

In the videos, the little girl cries and pleads for officers not to arrest her.

Her hands are restrained with a zip tie.

Her sobs continue as she is placed in the back of the police vehicle.

At the time, the child’s grandmother said the school was aware Kaia was experiencing side effects from sleep apnea.

Rolle’s attorneys said her family decided to release the video in part to rally support for a Florida bill that would raise the minimum age of arrest to 12.

The arresting officer, Dennis Turner, was later fired by the Orlando Police Department following the September arrest of the student.

The charges against the girl were dropped and her record was expunged.

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