BreakingBlackNews.com just learned about a very disturbing story of an 8-year-old girl named, Jmyha Rickman, who was handcuffed and jailed for two hours after she allegedly threw a uncontrollable tantrum at her elementary school earlier this week.
“Alton school officials and Alton Police stand by the decision to place an 8-year-old girl in handcuffs after allegedly throwing a tantrum Tuesday. Lovejoy Elementary School said as a last resort they sometimes have to involve law enforcement. However, the school said it is rare for them to involve police in these types of situations.
Rickman, who reportedly has a history of throwing tantrums at the school, was apparently out of control and had torn up two classrooms.
Neheniah Keeton, Rickmanâ€™s guardian, says the cops manhandled her and feels the officerâ€™s actions were excessive.
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