Eight-year-old assaulted by Philly school police, father says
A Northeast Philadelphia third grader was forcibly removed from his classroom, detained in a bathroom, and berated by a school police officer over a routine classroom management issue, the boy’s father said.
The boy, Isaac Gardner Jr., is a student at Solis-Cohen Elementary. On Oct. 20, after he wouldn’t sit down in art class, the officer “dragged my son out of the classroom,” took him into a nearby adult bathroom, and shut the door, said his father, Isaac Gardner Sr.
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