Brooklyn bar owner sues city over raid

August 16, 2012 6:03:58 AM PDT
A Brooklyn bar owner is suing New York City, claiming police destroyed thousands of dollars worth of alcohol in a prohibition-style raid.

The owner of Coco 66 says last year, police entered the Greenpoint business, ordered everyone out and dumped all the alcohol down the drain.

He says he bounced a check to the State Liquor Authority for another bar, but he had up to 10 days to correct the error.

The city has not commented on the lawsuit.

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