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Charges dropped against man kicked by officer

Nov 06, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

The Columbus city attorney's office has dropped misdemeanor charges against a man whose arrest resulted in a federal indictment of a former Franklin Township police officer.

A bystander recorded video of the May 1 arrest of Anthony R. Foster Jr. in which Officer Robert Wells is seen kicking Foster in the head.

Foster, 18, of the North Side, was charged with fleeing, failure to control, speeding and a seat-belt violation. Those charges were dismissed Wednesday in Franklin County Munic...