Lawrence brother Met race claim

The brother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence claims the Metropolitan Police has stopped him 25 times. 35 year old Stuart Lawrence has taken legal advice and made a complaint to the force.

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IPCC to investigate Lawrence claims

An investigation into the claims by the brother of Stephen Lawrence that he has been stopped by police up to 25 times because of his skin colour will be supervised by the independent police watchdog, it was announced today.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) will supervise an investigation into Stuart Lawrence's claims that officers from Scotland Yard have repeatedly targeted him as part of a sustained campaign of harassment.

The teacher, whose teenage brother was murdered in a racist attack, has consulted lawyers over the "ludicrous" police behaviour.

He said he was moved to act after he was pulled over by two officers in November while he was in his car near his home in Peckham, south London.

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