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Judge sides with Kodiak radio station in records request

 


KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A judge has ordered the city of Kodiak to release records related to an encounter between three police officers and an autistic man whose mother says he was traumatized by the experience.

A lawsuit filed by Kodiak Public Broadcasting Co. says the 28-year-old man was checking his family's mailbox on Sept. 16 when three police officers handcuffed and pepper sprayed him. He was not arrested or charged, KMXT-FM reported.

His mother said he was traumatized by the experience, which left her son bloody and bruised.

Authorities have not said what prompted the incident. The p...



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