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A SHOP assistant had a black teen cuffed after he splurged $350 on a designer belt thinking he couldn t afford it, even though he had paid for it "His only crime was being a young black man," his attorney, Michael Palillo, told The New York Post.
News.com.au · 10/24/2013
A college student was wrongly arrested for credit card fraud shortly after purchasing a $320 Ferragamo belt at Barneys on Madison Avenue because staffers of the luxury store, as well as police, didn't believe he could actually afford a designer belt so ...
Jezebel · 10/23/2013
*Barneys is being sued by an African American student from Queens who was detained following a large-item purchase – for no other reason than the color of his skin, he claims. In April, 19-year-old Trayton Christian was arrested after buying a $349 ...
Electronic Urban Report · 10/23/2013
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NEW YORK (PIX11) — The city is placing blame in the unlawful “shop and frisk” arrest of Trayon Christian on Christian himself, according to new legal documents attained by PIX11 News. Christian was arrested steps away from Barneys in April of 2013 ...
PIX11 · 7/8/2014
Trayon Christian was hoping for a little retail therapy during a visit to the flagship Barneys New York store in New York City. But an enjoyable shopping trip turned into unpleasant headache when he says Barneys staff and NYPD detectives racially profiled ...
International Business Times · 10/23/2013
Trayon Christian, 19, told the Daily News he filed a lawsuit ... After buying a designer belt at the flaship Barneys department store in New York, Trayon Christian was detained and then arrested by undercover cops who the teen says told him the card ...
New York Daily News · ByKerry Burke · 10/23/2013
An African-American teen has filed a lawsuit against the high-end clothing store Barneys and the NYPD after he says he was hand cuffed for purchasing a $350 designer belt from one of their New York City locations. According to the New York Post, a …
The Grio · 10/24/2013
A teenager is suing Barneys and the NYPD after being accosted by undercover cops for buying a $350 belt. “It was a quick trip. I gave them my debit card, I signed my name. I showed my state ID," Christian said, and he left the store with his belt.
Gothamist · ByChristopher Robbins · 10/23/2013
Trayon Christian, 19, bought the belt at Barneys department store "when a clerk had him cuffed, apparently thinking the black teen couldn't afford the pricey ... "Police sources said Christian has no arrest record," The Post said. "Christian told The ...
7 News Yahoo · 10/24/2013
Unfortunately, there are more serious differences in our shopping experiences. Christian's trip to Barneys ended with his arrest for a crime he didn't commit. When he reached East 60th Street, he was approached by two undercover police officers who looked ...
Refinery29 · 10/24/2013