African Americans in Pittsburgh express outrage, stage protest at Pizza Milano’s

UPDATE 10:36 PM Jan. 13: 41-year-old Mahmut Yimaz has been arrested in connection with the incident at Pizza Milano’s.Pittsburgh Police say Yimaz faces one count of simple assault charge and one aggravated assault charge.

The New Pittsburgh Courier, the Voice of Black Pittsburgh, was on hand as hundreds of African Americans in Pittsburgh protested Pizza Milano’s, on Fifth Ave. in Uptown, Saturday, Jan. 13. The protests come on the heels of a video reportedly showing a Pizza Milano’s employee wrestling a Black female customer to the ground, Jan. 12, then repeatedly banging her head against the floor. Pittsburgh police officers from Zone 2 are investigating the incident.

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