PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pittsburgh man is suing, claiming city officers “tortured” him by letting a police K-9 bite him repeatedly in hopes he’d give up a gun he contends he never had.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports 34-year-old Antwaun Bush sued the city, it’s former police chief, Nate Harper, and six officers who arrested him in February 2012.READ MORE: Residents Get Married At UPMC Asbury Heights Senior Living Center
The city isn’t commenting on the lawsuit which contends Bush was in a parking lot with friends when police responded to a call that a man had a gun during a domestic dispute.Turmoil Continues Following Administrative Changes At Sewickley Academy
Bush contends police used a stun gun on him before letting the dog attack him.
Bush says charges including aggravated assault and illegal possession of a firearm were eventually withdrawn by prosecutors before he plead guilty to citations for disorderly conduct and harassment.MORE NEWS: Allegheny Co. DA Zappala Suing State Attorney General Josh Shapiro Over Opioid Settlement
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