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No charges against officers in death of Anthony Anderson during arrest
No charges against officers in death of Anthony Anderson during arrest

Prosecutors will not charge the Baltimore police officers involved in arresting and fatally injuring a man — after finding that they did not use excessive force and followed police procedure when a detective tackled Anthony Anderson in a vacant lot last September. Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein made the announcement Thursday, in a case that has roiled Anderson's East Baltimore community and sparked accusations of police brutality against black men. "I said to the family this morning, there's no question Mr. Anderson's death is a tragedy," Bernstein said. "But not every tragedy leads to criminal prosecution." Anderson's...

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