Black paraplegic dragged from car calls Dayton, Ohio, police ‘inhumane’

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(Reuters) – A Black paraplegic man has accused the Dayton, Ohio Police Department of racially profiling him and of brutality after officers stopped his car and dragged him out by his hair onto the road after hearing the man could not use his legs. Over the weekend, Clifford Owensby, 39, said he had filed a complaint via the civil rights group the NAACP with the police department over the arrest on suspicion of a drugs crime, which took place on Sept. 30. “They dragged me like a dog, like trash,” Owensby said at a news conference on Sunday, calling the treatment inhumane and saying he had done …

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