In this July 10, 2019, photo provided by Rochelle Adams, the mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, Bert Cottle, center left in the orange shirt, is seen after grabbing the arm of Alaska Native activist Haliehana Stepetin, who was trying to take part in a sit-in of legislators meeting in Wasilla. Stepetin filed an assault complaint with the Wasilla Police Department on Thursday, naming Cottle and Zachary Freeman, the spokesman for the Republican House Minority, seen next to Cottle in the white dress shirt. (Rochelle Adams via AP)

In this July 10, 2019, photo provided by Rochelle Adams, the mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, Bert Cottle, center left in the orange shirt, is seen after grabbing the arm of Alaska Native activist Haliehana Stepetin, who was trying to take part in a sit-in of legislators meeting in Wasilla. Stepetin filed an assault complaint with the Wasilla Police Department on Thursday, naming Cottle and Zachary Freeman, the spokesman for the Republican House Minority, seen next to Cottle in the white dress shirt. (Rochelle Adams via AP)

Alaska Native activist alleges assault by Wasilla mayor

He grabbed her arm without permission.

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