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Cops made Black man stand outside naked during search: suit

Cops made Black man stand outside naked during search: suit
Cops made 71-year-old man stand outside his house at 4 a.m. while they looked for teens without a warrant: lawsuit

The South Carolina cops said they were seeking youths suspected of breaking into cars when they saw Jethro DeVane, 71, peering out his door to see what the ruckus was about.Jethro DeVane (AP) “The chief of police said I should not sleep naked,” he said, and when he asked why, “He said, ‘You never know when you might be going to the hospital.DeVane is in his room, laying down — and awakens to a flashlight shining through his bedroom window,” his attorney, Justin Bamberg, said at a Tuesday news conference, according to The Associated Press.” “And then he is pulled out of his house at 71 years old, completely naked,” Bamberg said.

“I did what the man said,” DeVane said at the press conference.” The police could be heard on a snippet of bodycam video asking, “Who else is in here?

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