FROM KCEN: Police in Central Texas say woman's NYE brutality claim is false

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The Harker Heights Police Department on Tuesday strongly denied the accusations of police brutality made by the attorney for Leah Dure, who accused one of the department's officers of assaulting and wrongfully arresting his client in the early morning on Jan. 1 after a New Year's Eve party.

Social justice activist and lawyer Lee Merritt made a Facebook post claiming police brutality -- a post that has since been shared more than 11,400 times. But, according to law enforcement, Mr. Merritt's post is without merit. FULL STORY HERE



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