Federal Civil Suit Filed Against The City Of Burk & 7 Officers

A federal civil suit has been filed against the City of Burkburnett and seven members of the Burk police force. Four people joined together in the suit against the city. They claim the officers used excessive force in dealing with them. They say there were a number of incidents dating back to 2007. The plaintiffs also said charges brought against them were used to cover the officers use of excessive force. Newschannel six is talking to the lawyer representing the plaintiffs. We will have more tonight on First at Five.