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Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing, Settled
Type of case
Class Action

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Dropped Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →