ALE officers face pushback for the arrest of a UNC student on Franklin St.

The controversial arrest of a UNC student ccurred here, between Four Corners and the post office on Franklin St. (Chris Kammerer / Carolina Connection)

The arrest of a UNC student on Franklin Street last week has led to concerns about racial profiling and excessive use of force. Two agents from the state department of Alcohol Law Enforcement arrested junior Alexander Sumner for buying alcohol using fake identification – along with resisting a law enforcement officer. A video taken by a witness shows the agents holding down a pleading Sumner on the sidewalk. 

Tajahn Wilson has been following the story, and sat down with Carolina Connection host Brianna Atkinson to discuss.

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