Teen Says NYPD Falsely Arrested Him and Plans to Sue

Nicole Rojas
Jun 23, 2019 - 9:15

A 17-year-old teen from the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York City, alleges he was wrongfully arrested by the New York City Police Department (NYPD).Nicholas Simon, who has a serious medical condition, was walking home after playing in the park on June 15, when a group of officers surrounded him and arrested him. Surveillance video reveals Simon walking and bouncing his basketball just before officers jump out of a police car. The footage shows more than three officers arresting Simon as a small crowd formed around him and several cop cars stop at the scene. The boy told News 12 Brooklyn that he still has bruises from...

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