Georgia police have sparked controversy after they handcuffed and arrested a 6-year-old who school officials accused of assaulting the principal and damaging property.
Just wait- you’ll see why they did it:
Police responded to an elementary school’s call on Friday to find kindergartner Salecia Johnson having a tantrum on the principal’s office floor, they said. When an officer tried to calm her down, she “began actively resisting and fighting,” the police report said. “The child was then placed in handcuffs for her safety,” said the police chief, according to CNN. “When a person is put in handcuffs, it’s for their safety, it’s not a punishment.”
Sounds perfectly sensible. Especially given the fact that…
Johnson was “biting the doorknob of the office and jumping on the paper shredder”; she also threw furniture, hitting the principal in the leg, the report said.
A hooligan at 6. I think I see the problem…
The girl was released to her aunt after her parents couldn’t be reached.
Parents couldn’t be reached. Now there’s a surprise… You show me a troubled (hooligan) kid and I’ll show you a messed up home life. Guaranteed.