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Protests hit home: Demonstrators unite in front of Lynn police station

A group gathered in front of Lynn Police Headquarters on Saturday, calling for justice for George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police in Minneapolis last week sparked protests nationwide against police brutality. (Spenser Hasak)
LYNN — Lynn Police Chief Michael Mageary said Sunday he supports citizens who have been exercising their right to protest “the unnecessary death of George Floyd,” saying such conduct sheds a “negative light on police officers nationwide.”  Floyd, who was black, died last week after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee onto his…

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