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Rotterdam parents sue over injury to son

Cops accused of using excessive force to get teen off bus

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The family of a Rotterdam teenager whose arm was broken by two Rotterdam police officers as they pulled him from a school bus last year is suing the town and the officers. The parents of Jacob Gocheski, who was 17 at the time, filed the suit last week in U.S. District Court in Albany, seeking unspecified damages. They allege police violated the teen’s civil rights by using excessive force and the town failed to properly ...

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