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Punched Teen Apologizes To Seattle Officer

June 19, 2010  | 

The 17-year-old girl who grabbed Officer Ian Walsh during a jaywalking arrest and was punched by the officer in a YouTube clip that captured national attention has apologized to the officer.

During a meeting with Walsh on Friday, Angel Rosenthal made the apology, which was accepted by Walsh, the Seattle Times reports.

The meeting was arranged by James Kelly, president and chief executive of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, and hosted at a North Seattle community center.

Also, King County prosecutors charged Rosenthal in Juvenile Court with third-degree assault, stemming from her confrontation with Walsh on Monday afternoon.

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