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NYC Critical Mass cyclist tackled by police

Posted by @teeheehee on July 28th, 2008

Whatever your sentiments on Critical Mass are, this is just despicable.

Update: here is a little bit more information via BoingBoing. The cyclist was arrested and charged with attempted assault and resisting arrest. Wtf?!

Update 20080729

The police officer has been stripped of his badge and gun. He was just out of the Police Academy, third generation officer, and did not seem to file an accurate report of the event based on the video that was anonymously posted.

One Response to “NYC Critical Mass cyclist tackled by police”

  1. Boston Biker » Blog Archive » Courteous Mass? Critical Mass? Says:

    […] contention seems to be people getting pissed that traffic is slowed, and laws are broken. The whole NYPD cop shoving a kid off his bike and then lying about it thing during this last critical mass didn’t help either, not to […]

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