Minneapolis man victim of police brutality

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A 21-year-old man claimed that he had been beaten up by police during a raid of his home in northern Minneapolis.

Raejuan Telford was treated for a collapsed lung, two broken ribs and multiple bruises at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale on Thursday after SWAT officers searched the home shares with his mother and younger brother, according to Grand Forks Herald.

Telford who works as a landscape worker told the Herald that he was lying on the couch when he heard the windows smash and the police yelling. He then fell to the ground and put his hands on his head, he said.

According to Foxnews, Telford has a history of epilepsy. Telford also told Foxnews that he tried telling the police about the condition but they did not stop.

Foxnews also reported that the police raided Telford's house because his brother was a wanted for an assault, and they were looking for guns.


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