Parents of Keyon Harrold Jr, a 14-year-old boy who was falsely accused of theft, announced they have officially filed a lawsuit for racial profiling against Arlo Hotel.
NY police say they will travel to California to interview the woman who tackled a Black 14-year-old and falsely accused him of stealing her phone at a NYC hotel. The boy's father, jazz musician Keyon Harrold, says hotel staff later told him the phone had been found in an Uber.
Jazz musician Keyon Harrold says his 14-year-old son was racially profiled and accused of stealing an iPhone at an NYC hotel. A woman falsely claimed he had her phone and was backed up by staff. It was later found in a Uber. "Think about the trauma that my son now has to carry."
New video shows a woman tackling Grammy-winning musician Keyon Harrold's teenage son inside an NYC hotel lobby. The unidentified woman falsely accused the boy, who is Black, of stealing her iPhone a day after Christmas