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Derek Chauvin trial: Store cashier expresses ‘disbelief, guilt’ over George Floyd’s arrest

George Floyd Square is shown on Feb. 8, 2021, in Minneapolis. Ten months after police officers brushed off George Floyd's moans for help on the street outside a south Minneapolis grocery, the square remains a makeshift memorial for Floyd who died at the hand of police making an arrest. The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will begin with jury selection on March 8. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Derek Chauvin Trial: Store Cashier Expresses ‘Disbelief, Guilt’ Over George Floyd’s Arrest During the third day of testimony in the Derek Chauvin trial, the store cashier that took the $20 George Floyd used to buy cigarettes took the stand.  Christopher Martin says that when he was given the $20 bill his first instinct was to pocket the bill and put Floyd’s purchase on his tab, but instead, he second-guessed himself and notified the manager.  Security camera footage of Floyd inside of Cup Foods shows Floyd in the store for 10 minutes. After notifying the manager, Martin was sent outside to ask Floyd to return to the store.  Floyd and another passenger refused and the police were called. “If I would’ve just not tooken [sic] the bill, this could’ve been avoided,” Martin testified.   Are you following the Derek Chauvin trial? What are your takeaways from the trial so far?


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