Lawyers: Mall K-9 bit teen at The Shoppes at Bel Air

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Courtesy: Stewart Trial Attorneys

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Three teens and their chaperone will speak with media Monday to announce a lawsuit after an altercation at The Shoppes at Bel Air.

Lawyers for the teens say the three and their 20-year-old chaperone were at the mall shopping for clothes when they were handcuffed by mall security on June 22, and one was reportedly bitten by the mall’s K-9.

16-year-olds Cameron Robinson and Zion Lett, 15-year-old Rodricus Johnson, and 20-year-old Nathanial Henderson will speak alongside their lawyers Monday morning at 11:00 a.m.

Lawyers for the teens say Robinson accused a security guard of racially profiling the group, and the guard slammed the teen, who was handcuffed, to the ground and ordered the K-9 to attack the teen. Robinson’s lawyers say the dog bit the teen several times.

Below you can view the livestream of the press conference:

Police K-9 allegedly bites teen at mall, lawsuit press conference

LAWSUIT: Attorneys in Mobile are hosting a news conference to announce a lawsuit against The Shoppes at Bel Air. The attorneys are representing a teen who claims he was bitten by a mall K-9 while handcuffed.Details: https://bit.ly/2XaSqUQ

Posted by CBS 42 on Monday, July 1, 2019

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