Boy with autism, 11, arrested for ‘poking classmate with pencil’ – Metro.co.uk

The boy’s mum has filed a lawsuit against the police and school officials (Pictures: Jam Press)

 
An 11-year-old autistic boy was arrested and then left in a police car while he was hurting himself because he allegedly poked another pupil with a pencil.

Bodycam footage has emerged of cops grabbing the child, pushing him against a desk, ignoring his screams that they were hurting him and putting him in the back of a patrol car.

Sagewood Middle School, in Douglas Country, Colorado, called police with reports that a child had stabbed another pupil with scissors and assaulted a member of staff in August 2019.

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