San Francisco transit boss apologizes to rider detained over a sandwich

San Francisco transit boss apologizes to rider detained over a sandwich
 

The head of a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train system apologized to a black rider who was detained and cited by police for eating a breakfast sandwich on a train platform. The official promised an investigation after an outcry from people who assailed enforcement of a no-food rule as racist.
More than two dozen people staged an “eat-in” at a Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart) station over the weekend and others continue to protest the 4 November encounter, which ended with a 31-year-old man who was headed to work in handcuffs and unable to leave until he had told Bart police his name.
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12 November 2019 in World News, Views: 26
Source: Guardian
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