October 21, 2020
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Disorderly conduct charges dropped against woman who said Chicago police dragged her from car and placed a knee on her neck

Disorderly conduct charges have been dropped against a woman who said Chicago police officers pulled her from a car by her hair and placed a knee on her neck in May.



a group of people around each other: Mia Wright, 25, who was pulled from a car by Chicago police at Brickyard Mall, talks with family and supporters after speaking to media in the parking lot of the Brickyard Mall in Chicago on June 4, 2020.


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Mia Wright, 25, who was pulled from a car by Chicago police at Brickyard Mall, talks with family and supporters after speaking to media in the parking lot of the Brickyard Mall in Chicago on June 4, 2020.

The incident — caught on video — happened at Brickyard Mall at 2600 N. Narragansett Ave. during days of unrest following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, who died after an officer placed his knee on Floyd’s neck.

Police said they were responding to reports of looting at the mall when they came across a car containing Mia Wright and others. Officers said they suspected the people in the car were “assembled

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Charge dropped against woman dragged out car by police

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