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Protests in Allentown, PA, After Officer Filmed Kneeling on Man’s Neck Outside a Hospital

HeadlineJul 14, 2020

Protests are continuing in Allentown, Pennsylvania, after a police officer was filmed kneeling on a man’s head and neck outside the emergency room entrance to a hospital. The video was filmed by two bystanders who drove by the incident.

Bystander 1: “We don’t matter. Look! Look at it! That’s the [inaudible].”

Bystander 2: “Oh, on his neck. On his neck. Bro, get off his neck, bro.”

Bystander 1: “He can’t breathe!”

On Monday, hundreds of protesters marched to the Allentown police headquarters demanding the firing of the officer and the defunding of the police.

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