The policemen handcuffed a basketball player, 11, because he would not stop bouncing the ball & # 039;

Fatayi Jomoh, 11, was handcuffed because he refused to stop bouncing his ball after a basketball game sponsored by police in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mom says the cops put handcuffs on her basketball player son, 11, because he "kept bouncing the ball" and was being "disrespectful"

  • Fatayi Jomoh, 11, was bouncing his ball after a police sponsored basketball game in Jacksonville, Florida, when an officer repeatedly asked him to stop.
  • His mother, Bunmi Borisade, says that the officer put him in handcuffs to teach him a lesson
  • The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is reviewing Borisade's complaint

Megan Sheets for Dailymail.com

A Florida mother has claimed that the police handcuffed her 11-year-old son because he kept bouncing his basketball.

Bunmi Borisade said his son was throwing a ball after a game with the basketball league sponsored by young Jacksonville police on Saturday when an officer repeatedly asked him to stop.

"A little girl came up to me and said:" Hey, sorry. Your son is being arrested for throwing a basketball. "I said:" You can not be serious, "Borisade told News4Jax.

Fatayi Jomoh, 11, was handcuffed because he refused to stop bouncing his ball after a basketball game sponsored by police in Jacksonville, Florida.

His mother Bunmi Borisade has filed a complaint about the overzealous officer of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department

His mother Bunmi Borisade has filed a complaint about the overzealous officer of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department

Fatayi Jomoh, 11, was handcuffed because he refused to stop bouncing his ball after a basketball game sponsored by police in Jacksonville, Florida. His mother Bunmi Borisade has filed a complaint about the overzealous officer of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department

The incident has caused the honor student to be afraid of police officers, according to his mother.

The incident has caused the honor student to be afraid of police officers, according to his mother.

The incident has caused the honor student to be afraid of police officers, according to his mother.

The mother says she was in a different part of the gymnasium, which is the home of the city's Police Athletic League, or JaxPAL, at the moment when the overly jealous policeman put his son Fatayi Jomoh in fists without arresting him. officially.

"The officer who handcuffed my son looked at me and said," I was being disrespectful, "said Borisade." I said, "Well, why did not you come and tell me? I'm his mother."

She said that while she understands that the student on the honor roll may have been "acting," the officer's actions were not justified.

Borisade also noted that her son now fears the police, which goes against JaxPal's mission to create positive relationships between law enforcement agents and young people in our community through educational, sports and educational programs. of leadership & # 39 ;, according to the organization's website.

& # 39; It's ruined [my image of police] as well. I will not lie and put on a show for the news, "said the mother.

When asked if he had anything to say to the police, Fatayi said: "Can not you give us a second chance? & # 39;

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed that Borisade's complaint was being reviewed by Internal Affairs on Tuesday.

Fatayi had just finished a youth league game sponsored by the Athletic League of the City Police

Fatayi had just finished a youth league game sponsored by the Athletic League of the City Police

Fatayi had just finished a youth league game sponsored by the Athletic League of the City Police

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