Attorney Benjamin Crump and NAACP Call for Criminal Charges for FL Officers Who Assaulted Teen

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Benjamin Crump speaks at the 2013 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) convention in Orlando, Florida, July 15, 2013 (REUTERS/David Manning).

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the civil rights attorney representing a Black teenager who was brutally arrested by Broward County sheriff’s deputies in April have called on the prosecutor’s investigating the case to charge the officers involved.

In a viral video posted to social media, officers Christoper Krickovich and Sergeant Greg LaCerra pepper sprayed Delucca Rolle, 15, pushed him to the ground, and punched his head. In the initial arrest report previously reviewed by The North Star, the deputies were patrolling the Tamarac Town Square in Tamarac, Florida on April 18 because they had received a report about students fighting in the parking lot.

Krickovich said that LaCerra spotted one teen who was trespassing in the parking lot who…

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