Thursday, October 24, 2013

NYPD Arrested Black Teen for Buying $350 Belt (VIDEO)

"A young black man is suing both the NYPD and Barneys for wondering how in the world he could afford a $300 product, then harassing and arresting him.

Trayon Christian, who was 18 at the time, bought a Ferragamo belt he'd been coveting from the department store after receiving a paycheck from his work-study job. "I wanted to go to Fifth Avenue, I knew exactly what I wanted," he told the Daily News. But on his way out, he was handcuffed.

Two undercover detectives accused Christian of using a forged debit card after being alerted to the purchase by the store.

Even after Christian showed identification, he was taken to the station and held for two hours before being released with an apology...".

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