YEADON, Pa. (CBS) — Yeadon Borough Council voted Thursday night to begin searching for a new police chief. It comes hours after the former police chief sued the borough and members of the council over his firing.
Anthony Paparo’s lawsuit, which was amended in federal court, alleges invasion of privacy and failure to pay wages.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Boy Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say
Paparo was fired in February.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Teen Pilot Who Landed Plane On Bridge In Ocean City Shares How He Survived New Mexico Plane Crash
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Paparo claims he was fired because he’s white and the borough is predominantly Black.