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U.S. police reaction to Mohr’s battle among teens causes anger

New Jersey police have been accused of suspending and handcuffing a black teen while the white teen was left on the couch, disbanding the battle between two teenage boys. increase.

Police just handcuffed a black teenager and threw him to the ground. (@Sienna Freidinger)

The reaction of US police to the fight between two teenagers at the mall has caused anger on social media.

The now viral video shows two teenagers discussing before they start punching each other at Bridgewater Commons Mall in New Jersey.

Two police officers arrived at the scene and disbanded the quarrel.

However, police officers only handcuffed a black teenager named Kye, identified as an eighth grader, and threw him to the ground.

A female policeman placed her knees on the neck of a black teenager while a male policeman handcuffed him.

The other teenager who exchanged punches was unhandcuffed, and a policewoman appeared to be talking to him on the couch.

People filming the incident can be heard saying: Racially motivated. “

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Investigation started

Kay, 14 years old Told to NBC New York The controversy began when he stood up to another older boy because he chose a friend.

“He said,’You’re a little kid, you’re my little pet,'” Kay said.

The internal investigation was initiated by the Internal Affairs Unit of the Somerset County Public Prosecutor’s Office. According to ABC News..

Police also asked the general public to share additional videos with law enforcement agencies, if any.

In 2020, the death of George Floyd, captured on a bystander cell phone, caused global demonstrations, some of which were violent and led to a national reputation of race and police in the United States. ..

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Source: AA



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