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Excessive force suit alleges Montgomery Co. police officers assaulted minor (access required)

An excessive force lawsuit filed against Montgomery County alleges police officers retaliated against a Silver Spring minor who was legally filming his adult brother’s arrest on a cellphone by assaulting the 16-year-old without cause. Plaintiffs Johana Abrego and her son, who is identified as “J.A.,” claim a county officer pinned J.A. down and another officer slammed ...

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