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“After the boot was taken out of my mouth … my feet are already tied to my hands, I was very scared,” he said. “They pulled (the bag) against my neck, as a way to silence me … I started crying: ‘I can’t breathe, please stop, I can’t breathe.’”
Sauter is a person of colour of Black, Indigenous, Latin, European, and East Asian descent. He said he has a heart condition and is immunocompromised.
No charges against him were filed.