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Vandals strike Missouri gas station where woman kicked


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vandals damaged a St. Louis gas station where a black woman was allegedly kicked by two white employees during an altercation caught on video, prompting a tense standoff Thursday between police and protesters at the store.

The Gas Mart store was ransacked Wednesday night, and a nearby car was set on fire, police said. The damage came a day after an onlooker captured video showing a woman being kicked in her abdomen and mid-section outside the store by two men.

"I couldn't believe it," Shemika Russell, who recorded the altercation, told The Associated Press. Her footage qu...

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