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ACLU: Black man detained while moving into his own home

 

March 22, 2019



TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties of Kansas has asked for a state investigation after a black man was detained by local police while moving into his own home.

The ACLU said Thursday that Karle Robinson was held at gunpoint and handcuffed as he moved into a home he had purchased in Tonganoxie, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) west of Kansas City.

Robinson says police harassed him and that Tonganoxie's police chief stopped him from filing a racial bias complaint.

Police Chief Greg Lawson says he had not seen the ACLU's allegations and would comment later.

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