Man harasses woman at Cook County forest preserve, officer who stood by under investigation

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By Susannah Cullinane and Amanda Jackson, CNN

An Illinois park is investigating after a woman accused one of its police officers of standing by as a man harassed her for wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag, saying it was un-American.

Mia Irizarry says she was trying to celebrate her 24th birthday in the Forest Preserves of Cook County last month when the man approached her asking her why she was wearing the sleeveless Puerto Rico flag shirt, which also had “Puerto Rico” written below the V neckline.

Irizarry recorded the encounter on her phone, saying she felt threatened, and posted the video to Facebook.

Read more at https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/10/us/illinois-puerto-rico-park-officer/index.html

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