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Man illegally pulled from vehicle by team of security guards

4 months 1 week 6 days ago Wednesday, November 08 2017 Nov 8, 2017 November 08, 2017 6:34 AM November 08, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Raquel Derganz Baker

BATON ROUGE - A man said he was pulled from his truck and illegally detained by a group in tactical gear.

According to the affidavit, the victim said he was sitting in his truck in the parking lot of a bar in the 1000 block of Bob Pettit Boulevard on October 13.  After a few minutes, several men came up to the vehicle and pulled him out.

Suspects were identified as Devin Scarborough, Nicholas Fetty and Kevin Marshall.

Authorities said the security team approached the truck, opened the driver's side door and physically pulled the victim out of the truck without probable cause or consent.

The victim told authorities he was placed in handcuffs and detained by his vehicle. He said the men  wore tactical gear and had guns. At first, the victim thought the men were law enforcement. He later learned they were security guards.

The security guards searched the victim, removed his wallet and searched his car. 

The incident was captured on cell phone video footage by members of the Louisiana State Board of Private Security. Affidavits said, the footage shows Scarborough, Fetty and Marshall as the men who detained the victim illegally.

All three men are charged with false imprisonment, offender armed with a dangerous weapon and simple battery.

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