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AG charges New Gloucester men with civil rights violation after Portland attack

Two New Gloucester brothers charged in an April 19 attack on a man in an alley off Congress Street were accused Monday in a civil rights complaint filed by Maine Attorney General Janet Mills.

“This behavior is absolutely outrageous and has no place in our society,” Mills said in a press release.
Charles Bean Jr., 35, and Benjamin Bean, 30, have 20 days to respond in writing to the complaint filed in Cumberland County Superior Court. Keep reading

Portland police charge brothers, allege racially motivated attack

Two New Gloucester men are accused of assaulting the only black person in a group that had gathered after the brothers got involved in a fight.Keep reading