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Jaywalking arrest of 2 black teens in Oklahoma under review

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Oklahoma are investigating the arrest of two black teenagers who were accused by white police officers of jaywalking in a Tulsa neighborhood.

Tulsa police on Tuesday released two body camera videos of the officers who handcuffed two black teenagers on June 4 around 5 p.m. for allegedly jaywalking after a video of their arrest went viral on social media.

In one video, two officers approach the pair from behind who can be seen walking in the middle of the street in what appears to be a residential Tulsa neighborhood. Within seconds of contact, an officer...



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