Facebook Arrest Video Leads to Protests in South Carolina

About 100 people protested outside a police headquarters in South Carolina, after a video of officers wrestling and throwing punches during two arrests was posted to Facebook.

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ROCK HILL,S.C. (AP) — About 100 people protested late Wednesday outside a police headquarters in South Carolina, several hours after a video of officers in Rock Hill wrestling and throwing punches during two arrests was posted to Facebook. The protestors threw bottles and rocks at police officers in riot gear and set a small fire outside the building before leaving just after midnight. There were no arrests and no injuries and police didn’t use any…

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