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Colorado State University Police release video of campus tour incident

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FORT COLLINS (AP) -

Police video of a Colorado State University incident involving two Native American teens on a campus tour shows officers telling the prospective students to pull their hands out of their pockets and asking them why they didn't "cooperate" when others in the group asked them questions.
  
The university released the police video Friday afternoon along with audio from the 911 call that prompted campus police to pull 19-year-old Thomas Kanewakeron Gray and 17-year-old Lloyd Skanahwati Gray from the admissions tour earlier this week.

The woman who called police said the teens were acting oddly, wouldn't give their names and were wearing clothing with weird symbols or wording on them.

The 911 call released by CSU Friday shows the woman told a dispatcher the teens were "definitely not" part of the tour. When she was pressed for details about where police could find the two, the woman said "it's probably nothing," saying she could just be being paranoid "with just everything that has happened."

Police did not release the name of the woman, who was identified on a police report as 45-year-old white female from Colorado.

The university says it deeply regrets the brothers' "unwelcoming and concerning experience."
  
Another parent in the group reported the brothers to police, saying she was nervous about their presence.
  
The school has called the incident "shameful on so many levels" and says that the teens did nothing wrong. The school also said Friday it would refund the money the brothers spent to travel to the school for Monday's tour.


  
The Grays had traveled from their home in New Mexico to Fort Collins for the tour.

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