Charlotte faces lawsuit after incident during June protest

CHARLOTTE — About 50 people filed a class action lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Charlotte after a protest that happened on June 2, 2020.

Lindsay Curlee claims she was caught in an orchestrated effort by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department to seal off escape routes while officers fired rubber bullets and deployed tear gas.

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In the video at the top of this webpage, reporter Gina Esposito speaks with some protestors who were involved.