California family accuses Mexican cops of beating them during illegal home raid on New Year's Eve

Mail Online | 1/4/2019 | Adry Torres For Dailymail.com
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A holiday trip to Mexico turned into horror when a team of cops barged into a family home and allegedly tortured them for almost three hours before detaining them, including four Americans.

Abraham Rosado, 58, said he was preparing wood to roast meats for the New Year's Eve dinner when state police agents suddenly entered the Veracruz home.

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Rosado, a U.S. resident, said the officers were looking for cartel members and drew their automatic rifles at his family, including two minors.

Shocking video footage recorded by one of the minors, who was visiting from California, shows the officers walking around the family's compound aiming their weapons and cursing at the them.

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Family members appear trying to escort the cops out the home's yard during a heated exchange as two other cops jump over the metal security fencing.

Rosado and six other males were blindfolded and taken to a police station on Monday, before they were released Thursday morning, according to Cronica de Xalapa.

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One of the arrested vacationing family members also accused the cops of stealing their money, passports, cell phones, jewelry and wallets.

Veracruz governor Cuitlahuac Garcia said the 10 police agents were suspended and facing an investigation.

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DailyMail.com reached out to the United States Embassy in Mexico City for comment.

The family, who spent some time traveling throughout Mexico before heading to the municipality of Actopan to spend...
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