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Pastor lures cop into fake fight

The fake altercation was staged by James Harrington, a pastor at Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church.Harrington said the scenario was an effort to test the officer's response to an argument involving two black men. Sgt. Matthew Grimes suffered injury to his back while attempting to break up the 'fight'.Police Chief Calls For Charges In Staged Fight
Ciesielski: Fake Fight Stupid, Dangerous
Indianapolis Metro Police Chief Paul Ciesielski said Monday that charges are warranted against those involved in a staged fight at a youth symposium last month that left an officer injured.

Ciesielski's call comes as sentiment of the rank and file on the department grows angrier, 6News' Jack Rinehart reported.

Ciesielski called the concocted fight, which happened on July 24 at Municipal Gardens both stupid and dangerous, if not criminal.

"I am going to pursue that, at least talk to the prose

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Added: Aug-3-2010 Occurred On: Aug-3-2010
By: bellava
Tags: indianapolis, cop, race, baiting, fake, fight, baptist, pastor
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