NC judge accused of nearly hitting protester with SUV
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A woman has formally accused a North Carolina appeals court judge of nearly striking Black Lives Matter protesters in downtown Fayetteville last month with an SUV.
The Fayetteville Observer reported Friday that a criminal court summons orders Court of Appeals Judge John Tyson to appear in a courtroom next month to answer a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
A protester says she and another protester had to jump out of the way to avoid Tyson’s vehicle May 7.
Tyson told the newspaper he wouldn’t make a statement but would rely on information from 911 logs.
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