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February 17, 2015 at 4:39 PM

Man who claimed rough arrest during Seattle May Day riots drops suit

A freelance photographer has dropped a lawsuit alleging he was roughly arrested by Seattle police and later charged with assaulting an officer during the 2012 May Day protests, according to court records. Joshua “Alex” Garland claimed a video posted on YouTube shows he never touched the officer, who later alleged Garland grabbed his wrist and twisted during…

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