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Cop who roughed up former tennis player James Blake is now suing him

By Zahara Hill,

Former tennis star James Blake was roughed up by five New York City cops back in 2015. Now, one of those cops is suing him.

On Sept. 9, 2015, Blake was apprehended by a group of cops outside of a hotel in midtown Manhattan. The cops thought the retired Black athlete was a person of interest in an identity theft ring.

Welp, they were wrong. Nonetheless, Blake’s encounter with NYPD lasted 15 minutes after officer James Frascatore slammed him onto the ground and arrested him. The incident left him with cuts and bruises.

Read more at EBONY 

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