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Mitchell Police Investigate Complaint Against Officer
Updated May 5, 2013 1:03 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(MITCHELL, IN) - The Mitchell Police Department is investigating a complaint filed against one of its officers.

Chad Gilstrap filed the complaint Tuesday, claiming officer Cory Knowles used excessive force by spraying Gilstrap's 12-year-old daughter with pepper spray.

He also told police that Knowles made "racial comments" during a traffic stop Thursday night where the initial incident occurred.

Mitchell Police Chief Jerry Presnell is currently looking for witnesses in the investigation.

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