NFL Star: Cops Racially Profiled Me - Here's What He Failed To Mention

NFL Star: Cops Racially Profiled Me - Here's What He Failed To Mention
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In a viral social media post this week, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas police officers of having arrested him and used excessive force "for doing nothing more than being a black man at the wrong place at the wrong time." But in a press conference Wednesday, Las Vegas police said there is absolutely "no evidence" of racial profiling and provided several details left out of Bennett's account that significantly change the story.

Here's how Bennett, who is one of the NFL players who has protested the national anthem, framed his account that he posted on Twitter:

On Saturday, August 26, 2016, I was in Las Vegas to attend the Mayweather-McGregor fight on my day off. After the fight while heading back to my hotel several hundred people heard what sounded like gun shots. Like many of the people in the area I ran away from the sound, looking for safety. Las Vegas police officers singled me out and pointed their guns at me for doing nothing more than being a black man at the wrong place at the wrong time.

The officers, claims Bennett, used excessive force, one officer allegedly telling him he'd "blow my f***ing head off" and "forcefully jamm[ing] his knee" into his back. "The Officers' excessive use of force was unbearable," he wrote.
 Source: The Daily Wire
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