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Family demands apology after officer cuffed teen with autism in park

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Posted at 3:35 PM, Sep 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-21 17:37:26-04

BUCKEYE, Ariz. – A police investigation found that an officer used reasonable judgement and force when he attempted to
handcuff and detain a 14-year-old boy who has autism.

The officer mistakenly thought the teen was sniffing an inhalant.