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$22 Cab Fare

A man who says he lost his wallet and so could not pay a $22 cab fare sued Englewood, Colo. and three of its police officers, claiming they “mercilessly kicked, beat, punched, threw (him) into a glass cabinet, threw him face-first into broken glass, and angrily ground his face into broken glass,” then charged him with resisting arrest, in federal court.

DENVER — A man who says he lost his wallet and so could not pay a $22 cab fare brought a federal complaint against Englewood, Colorado, and three of its police officers, claiming they “mercilessly kicked, beat, punched, threw (him) into a glass cabinet, threw him face-first into broken glass, and angrily ground his face into broken glass,” then charged him with resisting arrest.

Categories / Civil Rights, Government, Personal Injury

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