U.S. woman wearing Puerto Rico shirt harassed as police looks on

WATCH: Man Attacks Woman for Puerto Rico Flag Shirt [FULL VIDEO]

A Chicago-area woman was attacked by a man who police say was drunk because she was wearing a Puerto Rico flag shirt at the Forest Preserves park in Cook County, Illinois. "You should be wearing a United States of America [inaudible]".

That appears to have set off the man.

The video has been viewed more than 1.2 million on Irizarry's Facebook page, and more than 7 million times on the NowThisPolitics Facebook page. Clad in a sleeveless Puerto Rico flag tee and shorts, she was ready for a day of fun at the Forest Preserves of Cook County in IL.

"The incident ... is completely unacceptable", Preckwinkle said.

"I apologize to the young woman who had this awful experience. I am troubled by the response of the initial officer on the scene". The woman complained that a man at Caldwell Woods was questioning her citizenship and telling her she shouldn't be wearing the shirt.

Another, longer version of the video, was posted to Facebook Live by the victim, Mia Irizarry.

After the two quibbled about the USA government's relationship with Puerto Rico, Irizarry asked the man what the point of his agitation was.

Forest Preserves police Chief Kelvin Pope identified the officer as Patrick Connor, a 10-year veteran of the force.

Mia Irizarry rented a pavilion at Cook County Forest Preserves in IL for an afternoon picnic on June 14.

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"Because of the seriousness of the encounter, the fact that it targeted the Puerto Rican community in and around my District, and the growing number of anti-Latino and anti-immigrant hate crimes being reported, I demand the Civil Rights Division investigate to see if federal civil rights charges are warranted", the statement read. 'Officer, I feel uncomfortable'In the footage, the man can be seen approaching Irizarry saying: "You should not be wearing that in the United States of America". As she asks him to get out of her personal space, he continues to berate her.

A man suddenly yells off camera, "Puerto Rico is an American state!" "The United States of America is a nation that was built and thrives on diversity".

Irizzary then tries to plead with policeman again, saying: 'Officer, I paid for a permit for this area, I do not feel comfortable here, is there anything you can do?' "Can you please grab him?" to which he turns his head and walks in the opposite direction.

Stagner confirmed that the man who was shown harassing Irizarry was charged by the preserve's police department.

"We have worked very hard since 2010 to make the Forest Preserves of Cook County a welcoming and safe place for all", she tweeted. "Then you should not be wearing that. You know that right?"

Finally, multiple police cars pull up, responding to a separate incident, and a female officer informs the man he's intoxicated. She explains that Irizarry has a permit and she warns him that he could be arrested "for not being compliant". She later says in the video, about the officer, "He didn't do anything".

Eventually, a witness calls authorities, more officers arrive and the man is questioned.

"If the investigation confirms the officer did not take appropriate steps to ensure public safety, disciplinary action will be swift", Stagner said via email.

Irizarry can be heard explaining to the officer that the incident began when they had asked the group Trybus was with if they could move because they had a permit for the area.

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