NYPD Arrests and Detains 7-Year-Old Over $5 Dispute

From ThinkProgress Thu Jan 31 2013, 14:15:41

The New York Police Department last month arrested and detained in handcuffs a seven-year-old boy over accusations that he stole $5 from a fellow elementary school student four days earlier. The December 4 incident came to light after Wilson Reyes' parents filed a $250 million lawsuit against the NYPD, alleging the boy was verbally, physically [...]

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