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Police accused of inciting confrontation

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Buffalo Police officers are facing accusations of excessive force after an incident on Friday.

A number of bystanders outside of a West Side store claim that officers attacked occupants of a vehicle after the officers were asked to move a cruiser that was blocking the patron's car. More than a dozen officers and police dogs are reported to have inflicted injuries on the occupants of the car, including a pregnant woman.

Witnesses claim that police escalated the confrontation.

The incident is being investigated.

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