Rebecca J. Kavanagh @DrRJKavanagh @theappeal Media Relations Director, NYC Public Defender, Writer, @nyulaw, @sydneylawschool, @sydney_uni. Sydney ✈️ NYC. Views my own. she/her/hers Nov. 10, 2019 1 min read

Yesterday, I described police grabbing a group of Black children trick or treating in a gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood, loading them into unmarked cars and taking them to the local precinct.

Now, a witness reports having seen one of those unmarked cars hit one of the children.

Multiple witnesses also describe the police officers pulling out their guns on the children.  https://thecity.nyc/2019/11/cops-gave-brooklyn-teen-trick-or-treaters-halloween-scare.html 

Police later claimed the children "fit the description" of a suspect wanted in a cell phone robbery, but each of the children arrested, ages, 12, 13 and 15, look completely different, the only common denominator being that are Black.

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