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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 19, 2019
A Chattanooga man who was arrested erroneously while starting on a family vacation has filed suit for $27 million, The Chattanoogan reports. George Harrison is suing the city for $5 million and Chattanooga Police officers Kaumar Hughes and Mathew Lynch for $1 million each in federal court. He is asking $20 million punitive damages in the complaint filed by attorney Clayton Whittaker. Harrison was taken into custody as he was attempting to board a plane to Iceland with his family. Harrison was mistakenly identified by a woman who said she was assaulted by her boyfriend.