7 Year Old Boy Handcuffed and Detained for 10 hours Over Missing $5.
January 30, 2013 in U.S. News
A 7 year old child in the Bronx was detained and hand cuffed for over 10 hours over a dispute at school that resulted in the child’s arrest. The student, Wilson Reyes, was accused of stealing $5 from another student at his school on the playground when the money had fallen on the ground in front of Wilson and a couple of other kids, and one of them picked it up. Wilson was accused of taking it and got into a tussle over the incident.
“My son was crying, ‘Mommy, it wasn’t me! Mommy, it wasn’t me!’ I never imagined the cops could do that to a child. We’re traumatized,” Wilson Reyes’ mother told the NY post. Mendez and her sister were also not allowed to immediately to see her son at the police station when she arrived…[Read Full Article HERE]