Tito Jackson apologizes for pushing arm of WGBH reporter

Roxbury, MA -- 1/12/2017 - Tito Jackson, Roxbury City Councilor announces his mayoral candidacy at Dudley Square's Haley House. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

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Tito Jackson is a member of Boston’s city council and a candidate for mayor. –Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globr

Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson, a mayoral candidate, has apologized for grasping the arm of a female WGBH News reporter and pushing it aside during a brief interview Tuesday night, according to a statement from the public broadcaster.

The contact occurred at community meeting in Roxbury, when the reporter asked Jackson about his past work selling pharmaceuticals, WBGH wrote on its website.

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