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Police: Cyclist accused of assaulting girl posting signs in Maryland park

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Park police in Maryland are looking for a man after a video appeared to show him violently grab an object from a child who was posting signs protesting the death of George Floyd.

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police tweeted that the assault took place on Monday on the Capital Crescent Trail.

In the video, the cyclist turns toward what appears to be a young girl, grabs her arm for several seconds as he wrestles an object from her.

The unidentified cyclist was then shown picking up his bicycle and knocking down the person shooting the video.

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