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Leominster mayor: Officer shouted racial slur at Carl Crawford

LEOMINSTER — Leominster police supervisors believe that one of their officers directed a racial epithet at Red Sox outfielder Carl ­Crawford this month during a minor-league game in New Hampshire, interim Police Chief Robert Healey said Wednesday.

A 10-day internal investigation of the accusation also turned up other incidents in which the officer, John A. Perreault, appeared to violate department rules about comments to the public, Healey said at a press conference. He did not provide details about those incidents.

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