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Politics Louisville pastor says he was forcefully arrested during St. Matthews protest

18:36  02 june  2020
18:36  02 june  2020 Source:   msn.com

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During a protest in St. Matthews, a Louisville pastor says he was met with excessive force from police officers.

According to Pastor Tim Findley Jr. from The Kingdom Fellowship Life Center he was peacefully protesting in St. Matthews Monday afternoon, when an officer approached him, and screamed in his face.

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He was told to stand in a different spot, and when he didn't, he says the officer screamed "arrest him", and took him to the ground.

Findlay says when he was in the back of the police car they found out he was a pastor and they apologized and let him go.

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