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Postal worker claims he was wrongfully arrested, Brooklyn borough president backs him

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CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A postal worker is fighting back after he says he was wrongfully arrested on the job in Crown Heights.

Cell phone video shows the postal worker Glenn Grays being taken away in handcuffs by plainclothes NYPD officers.

His family said at a press conference the arrest stemmed from an incident before the camera was rolling: they say while Grays was delivering mail, a car drove dangerously close to him.

Grays allegedly yelled at the driver, but didn't realize they were NYPD officers.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams condemned arrest, saying at a press conference, "It is not a crime for someone to voice outrage after almost being struck by a vehicle ... It is not a crime to state that you’re angry at someone who almost hit you. That is not a crime."

The NYPD released a statement saying the matter is under internal review.