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Media: in the United States was charged with pushing elderly man a COP

Two police officers from the city of Buffalo (new York), pushed 75-year-old man during the protests, were charged in the attack, according to local TV station WIVB-TV.

According to the channel, charges were brought against Robert maccabe and Aaron Targalski during the virtual meeting that was held on Saturday morning local time.

It is noted that both officers have pleaded not guilty, they were released under recognizance not to leave. The next meeting is scheduled for July 20.

As aired by CNN, according to the video in social networks, the elderly man fell on his back after he was pushed by police. In the video, he lies motionless, apparently under his head appears blood. Two police officers who knocked down an elderly man, was suspended from service. After that, all 57 employees of the rapid response team of the police of Buffalo are gone from the special forces in protest against suspension of their colleagues. It was reported that the man is in serious condition.

From the end of may in many major U.S. cities held protests and unrest in connection with the death of an African-American George Floyd with the arrest by the police. One of the policemen, who for a few minutes he felt a knee in the neck of Floyd, charged with murder, three others of aiding and abetting the murder.