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Kyle Rittenhouse: Accused teen takes stand in his own defence

BBC News

November 10, 2021

A US teenager charged with shooting three people during civil unrest on the streets of Wisconsin last year has taken the stand in his own defence.

Kyle Rittenhouse broke down in tears, forcing a brief recess, as he described how he was “cornered” by several men and acted in self-defence.

Prosecutors say Mr Rittenhouse, 18, was looking for trouble that night.

The teen has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him.

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