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May 29, 2013 at 2:32 PM

Man files civil rights suit over Seattle police incident

A 19-year-old man filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against the City of Seattle today, alleging he was “shoved, threatened and menaced” by a Seattle police officer during an investigation that had nothing to do with him. The suit, brought by Ismail Abdella, also alleges that the officer, Clayton Powell, later threatened him at South Precinct holding cell. The…


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