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Miami Police choke a 14-year-old boy with puppy

A 14-year-old boy has accused police of over-reacting after they pinned him to the ground and choked him for allegedly giving them ‘dehumanising stares’. Officers tackled unarmed Tremaine McMillian to the ground and pinned him there by his neck on Haulover Beach in Miami, Florida, in scenes captured on camera by his mother. In interviews Tremaine said he was merely walking along the beach, feeding his puppy from a bottle, when police riding all-terrain vehicles swooped late on Monday morning. [More…]