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NFL’s Michael Bennett alleges racial profiling by Las Vegas police

NFL’s Michael Bennett alleges racial profiling by Las Vegas police

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by September 8, 2017 Sport News

 

(Reuters) – U.S. pro football player Michael Bennett accused police in Las Vegas on Wednesday of racially profiling him, saying officers handcuffed him on the ground, pointed a gun at his head and jammed a knee into his back because he is African-American.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said later that Bennett, a Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman, had been detained for about 10 minutes after he ran out of a nightclub where officers had responded to reports of an active shooter. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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