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Police beat Crown Heights man after complaining about getting a parking ticket

By Mason White 4:22 PM February 23, 2014
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By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) A Crown Heights man was beaten by New York police officers after he complained about getting a parking ticket.

Duwon Jackson, 30, said that he suffered cuts and bruises all over his body. He was also choked during the attack.

Jackson admitted that he illegally parked in front of a Popeye’s restaurant, which is located on Eastern Parkway when the incident occurred. He said that he got a ticket despite the fact that another person was still in the car.

Jackson said that he later went over to the 71st Precinct to complain about the ticket. Once there, ten white police officers beat him. He was taken to Kings County Hospital after suffering minor injuries.