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Last month, after watching the two videos (shown after the jump) of LAPD at the Hollywood Minuteman March, we were curious what was to follow. LAPD's blog offered no immediate reasoning, but today, LA City Beat has the story:

“We were trying to get back on the sidewalk, and the police guy with the bike comes and rams into us. So they hit us, she’s falling over, and I’m trying to not let her fall. They knocked me down and were hitting us in the knees and the legs while we’re down,” he explained breathlessly while reviewing a tape of the incident with this reporter. Although Villa must appear in court under terms of his $50,000 bail agreement, a letter signed by LAPD Captain Kyle Jackson and obtained by CityBeat states that his case will be continued for as long as two months while LAPD Professional Standards Bureau detectives review the incident.