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.

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Paparo was fired in February.

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Some members of the borough council say he mismanaged funds.

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Paparo claims he was fired because he’s white and the borough is predominantly Black.