• Al Jazeera
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World News of Monday, 16 April 2018

Source: aljazeera.com

Two black men arrested while waiting at Starbucks

Starbuck Arrest A store employee accused the men of trespassing and called the local police

The CEO of Starbucks has apologised after two black men were arrested as they waited for a friend in a Philadelphia franchise of the coffee company.

Protesters have taken to the streets and the city's mayor says he is heartbroken over the arrests.

But the police commissioner is defending his officers.

Al Jazeera's Hannah Hoexter reports.