Thursday, June 8, 2006

72-year-old sues over strip-search - 72-year-old sues over strip-search: "A 72-year-old Toronto man alleges police probing a sexual assault of an elderly woman erroneously arrested, strip-searched and detained him for nearly a day because of his skin colour.

Joseph Edwards, in a statement of claim filed early last month, alleges the victim, a woman who lives near him, told police she had been attacked in the early morning on Oct. 15 by a 'young black male with curly hair.'"

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