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A reporter tweeted about his experience of being allegedly pulled over by the NYPD in Brooklyn, describing in 44 tweets the terrifying feeling of having the police stop you without explanation.

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Michael Cuby, who writes for Vice and Flavorwire, tweeted that he was “traumatized” early Friday morning while on a walk in Bedford-Stuyvesant, where he recently moved. According to Cuby, he had no idea he was being stopped by police at first.

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Cuby wrote that he still wasn't sure it was police, especially since the car was unmarked. So he ran.

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Things got worse from there: Cuby said the officers then allegedly took out a gun.

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Despite the hostility of the situation, Cuby wrote that he wasn't sure why he stayed.

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Cuby left, but he wrote that he kept "revisiting" the alleged incident.

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Fusion has reached out to both the NYPD and Cuby.

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