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N.Y. Officer Brutality Case Opens With Vivid Testimony

January 25, 2010  | 

A Brooklyn man who has accused three officers of assaulting him in a subway station gave his testimony in court today of the incident, the New York Times reports.

In graphic testimony, Michael Mineo described a scene from October 2008 in which he says Officer Richard Kern repeatedly rammed a retractable baton between his buttocks.

Kern and two other officers questioned Mineo when they saw him walking down the street smoking marijuana. Mineo led the officers on a foot pursuit into the Prospect Park subway station.

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Tags: NYPD, Pursuing Suspects, Excessive Force


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