NYPD Cops Cuffs 7-Year-Old Interrogates Him For 10 Hours Over $5

· January 30, 2013

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The way Bronx cops treated this kid you would of thought her murdered some one. Instead of earning himself a simple trip to the principal’s office, a terrified 7-year-old boy was hauled out of class, handcuffed like a hardened criminal and “interrogated” by police for a grueling 10 hours — all over a playground dispute involving $5, his family is charging.

“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’ distraught mom, Frances Mendez told The Post last night.

“Imagine how I felt seeing my son in handcuffs!’’ she said. “It was horrible. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing.”

The bizarre overreaction by cops came after the child had been accused of swiping $5 from another student after school.

The money, which was supposed to be used for a school trip that never happened, had fallen on the ground in front of Wilson and two other boys, and one of them scooped it up.

Wilson was falsely accused of taking it, and he scuffled with one of the kids.

Officers showed up at PS X114 on Dec. 4 at about 10:20 a.m., and handcuffed and held Wilson in a room there for four hours. They then hauled him off to the 44th Precinct station house for another six hours of interrogation and verbal abuse, according to a $250 million claim against the city and the NYPD.

The boy protested his innocence, to no avail.

“Reyes was handcuffed and verbally, physically and emotionally abused, intimidated, humiliated, embarrassed and defamed,”

the docu*ents say. He was then charged with robbery.

Mendez said that she and her sister first went to the station house, they were told they couldn’t see her son.

When cops finally allowed the pair to see the boy, they found the panicked kid seated in a shabby chair with his left wrist cuffed to the wall, Mendez said. Source

I hope a good lawyer contacts his mother and takes them to the cleaners..

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Discussion9 Comments

  1. DonkRida says:

    Ain’t this some shit… I don’t know the kid, but I do know he’s not lying. This is a lawsuit they could easily win. That cop should be fired, and after he’s fired, he would or wouldn’t see me again, because I’ll be camping out on his crib if that was my son.

  2. MoorFedayeen says:

    Never see white or black cops doing this to white kids. Just a thought. Now sue

  3. van Stat says:

    Jay-z in the makin…

  4. blizzy says:

    nypd is a joke …. real criminals b throwing elbows and escaping , while they can handcuff a kid like they doing something

  5. M0311 says:

    This ish sounds bogus as hell! There are strict guidelines to follow when it concerns children. This sounds like some strait up B.S. The shit the media will say to get a story!

  6. Omen says:

    This shows you how much more Money is of importance and has more value over Humans. it only gets worst from here

  7. presto 2.5 says:

    if the boy is lying or not…doesnt matter…jus shows blackfolk are scared of the law…and dont kno tha law…

    you let them boyz hold your 5 yr old child…10 HOURS??…10 HOURS?…wouldnt let you see him??…lets forget about the actual $5 missing part…that shyt is irrelevent…kid shyt…but you as a grownazz parent let’n a hired gun…TAKE your child…with no right…in the next room helpless…and you dumb enuff to stand there and let it happen???..dafuk?!…#YouDunnoDeyCantDoDat?

    enjoy the money…your child earned every cent…

  8. Anonymous says:

    HEEEEELP! IIIIII’M DROOOOOOOOOWNIIIIIING IIIIIIIN VOOOOOOWEEEEEEEEELS!

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