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Police draw guns on Black woman and children in mistaken stolen car stop

Police draw guns on Black woman and children in mistaken stolen car stop

Police draw guns and mother and children

Police  in the Colorado city of Aurora prompted outrage after drawing their  guns on a Black woman and four Black children and handling them  aggressively after mistakenly thinking their car had been stolen.

A  video posted on Facebook went viral, showing Brittney Gilliam with her  two daughters, aged six and 12, and their cousins, aged 14 and 17, lying  down on the concrete of a parking lot after police handcuffed them.

In the video the children can be heard crying while onlookers ask the  police why they had drawn their weapons on the family. It was later  established that car was not stolen, and the department apologized.

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In  the video the children can be heard crying while onlookers ask the  police why they had drawn their weapons on the family. It was later  established that car was not stolen, and the department apologized.

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