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Protester Assault

An elderly protester who was seen in a viral video being shoved to the ground by police in Buffalo, New York, last summer sued the city and several officers, saying they assaulted him and then walked past him as he lay unconscious on the sidewalk with blood pouring from his skull. He also claims a weeklong curfew in response to Black Lives Matter protests was unconstitutional.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An elderly protester who was seen in a viral video being shoved to the ground by police in Buffalo, New York, last summer sued the city and several officers, saying they assaulted him and then walked past him as he lay unconscious on the sidewalk with blood pouring from his skull. He also claims a weeklong curfew in response to Black Lives Matter protests was unconstitutional.

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