A 23-year-old mother who was violently separated from her toddler son during an arrest at a Brooklyn social services office has been freed from jail.
Judge Craig Walker ordered Jazmine Headley’s release Tuesday night.
Walker called the video of the incident ‘horrific’ and said releasing her with no bail was ‘the right thing to do’, according to the New York Times.
Headley gave a statement to reporters following her release thanking her supporters.
‘I just want to thank everybody and all the support that I’ve been getting in New York and just all the great people who has been supporting me,’ she said.