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Video shows retired Chicago judge swinging at protester after Columbus statue defaced

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A retired Cook County judge took a swing at a protester Saturday during a confrontation steps from the Christopher Columbus statue in Little Italy, which had been defaced with paint hours earlier.
Robert Bertucci, who oversaw both criminal and civil cases during his career, is seen in a video talking with a young male protester at Arrigo Park, 801 S. Loomis, when the encounter became heated. Bertucci, identified by multiple sources who viewed the video, then took a swing, but didn’t land a punch. Mitch Dudek has the story…
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