Thursday, July 31, 2014
(Minneapolis, MN) -- A local activist is receiving support after claims he was physically attacked by police officers. Minneapolis Police say Al Flowers was arrested Saturday on charges of assaulting an officer at his home. Flowers says it was the other way around, claiming he was dragged out of his home and slammed on his head. He and other community activists held a meeting at the Minneapolis Urban League yesterday, with Flowers saying he is going to fight the charges.