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Concertgoers sue after being taken into protective custody

Men sue Foxborough, police chief following actions at Springsteen concert

Two concertgoers who claim they were unlawfully taken into protective custody by Foxborough police at Gillette Stadium last month have filed a federal class action lawsuit against the police chief and the town, according to a statement from the men’s lawyers.

Plaintiffs Paul Weldner and Timothy Dutton drank alcohol before the Bruce Springsteen concert on Aug. 18, the lawyers said.

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