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Wilmington Woman Sues After Undercover Cops Damage Her Car, Hold Taser to Her Neck

Cris Barrish
Marty Watson, 20, stands beside her car that she says was damaged by undercover police who pulled her over mistakenly.

A 20-year-old Black Wilmington woman who was mistakenly pulled over by four white undercover cops in unmarked trucks last month has filed a lawsuit against the state police.

She alleges that hostile, cursing officers damaged her car and violently pulled her out. WHYY’s Cris Barrish spoke with her and has the story.

(Original air-date: 7/27/21)