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Posted October 01. 2017 12:01PM

Probe clears Vt. troopers who pulled gun, manhandled speeding rabbi and his family on their way to NH

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In this Aug. 8, 2017, still frame from dashboard camera video released by the Vermont State Police, Trooper Justin Thompson, left, detains driver Rabbi Berl Fink, while a second officer, right, detains passenger Rabbi Eli Fink, both of of Brooklyn, N.Y., during a traffic stop in Thetford, Vt. (Vermont State Police)

A Vermont state police trooper who pursued and pulled over a speeding New York City rabbi and ordered him at gunpoint to lie on the ground and then with other police handcuffed the rabbi's family has been cleared of wrongdoing.
Sarah Fink told the New York Post the ordeal was “traumatizing.”
“I tell you, there was brutality,” she said. “He was pointing guns.”


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