Black realtor and prospective buyer are detained at gunpoint by white police officers while looking at a home for sale


A Cincinnati realtor and his client have filed a federal lawsuit against the city alleging deprivation of civil rights and false arrest stemming from an incident last year in which a retired white cop called 911 accusing them of breaking into a house.

According to the 16-page complaint filed on Monday, prospective homebuyer Anthony Edwards and his real estate agent, Jerry Isham, who are both black, were scheduled to view the property at 1093 Morado Drive in West Price Hill on November 17, 2018.

The two men used a key left for them in a lockbox outside the front door to enter the residence.

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