Black Homeowner Handcuffed and Detained by Police Following False Alarm 

Maria Perez
Aug 26, 2019 - 11:10
Black Homeowner Handcuffed and Detained by Police Following False Alarm 

A Black man from North Carolina said he was humiliated by police when they arrived at his home in response to a false alarm on his home security system.

Kazeem Oyeneyin, 31, told ABC News that on August 17 at around 12:21 p.m., a friend who was staying at his home accidentally triggered his alarm system. Oyeneyin, a party and hip hop concert promoter, said he was asleep and did not hear the alarm go off, but his cellphone, which is connected to his security system, rang and woke him.

“I just laid back down, and all I heard was somebody screaming downstairs,"...

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