Growing Outrage in Minnesota Over Arrest Sparks Nationwide Debate

Black man confronted by a white officer for walking in the street to avoid construction work gets an apology from the mayor.
1:16 | 10/19/16

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Growing outrage over a man arrested for walking in the street the sidewalk was under construction the black men confronted by a white officer and then arrested. Now the national outrage and here's ABC's Al spreads. This is. More than a 150. Angry residents of all races who packed into an a dart in a Minnesota City Council meeting. For more than three hours unleashing their frustration if this is the. Protocol. Then the proto. Call his racist. They're angry about that video that shows a Dinah police lieutenant Tim Olson. Attend his stuff learning Thomas from walking on the shoulder of the road. Because the sidewalk was closed due to construction Olson says Thomas was blocking the road and refuse to move its. No justice. At the meeting the mayor said he plans to apologize to Thomas improved to get as wanting to sit up here it's another thing to. Tellem face to face but officials say the officers following protocol and move not being disciplined. And David in the wake of all this officials say they are taking a closer look at what changes can be made to that police protocol David. Alex think.

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