SEPTA police sergeant terminated after striking protesters with baton, spokesperson says

A SEPTA police sergeant has been terminated after striking two protesters in the head with his baton during the unrest in May,  according to a spokesperson.

SEPTA Police Sgt. Matthew Sinkiewicz was terminated Tuesday resulting from the May 30 incident. The spokesperson said the incident happened after Sinkiewicz responded to a call for assistance from Philadelphia police.

The decision to terminate him was made Tuesday. The investigation is ongoing.


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