I was just trying to help woman in distress, but cops roughed me up: man's suit

WINSLOW TWP — A man who found himself caught up as an unknowing accomplice in a robbery while driving to the Camden Adventure Aquarium last year is suing the police department here for wrongfully and forcefully arresting him during the ordeal, according to a lawsuit. 

Filed Monday in federal court in Camden, the 10-count suit makes allegations of excessive force, false arrest, illegal search and assault and battery, claiming that the arrest violated Bernard Wurtzbacher’s civil rights.  

He is suing for an undisclosed amount of funds, including compensatory and punitive damages as well as attorney’s fees and other costs related to the suit. 

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Source: NJ.com Ocean

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