Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett created national headlines yesterday after he tweeted out a statement about his arrest following the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas.
About 1:30 a.m. on August 27, officers responding to a shots fired call (which later was determined to be unfounded) at the Cromwell Las Vegas Hotel & Casino temporarily took Bennett into custody because, the tweet maintained, he was a black man who was “in the wrong place and the wrong time.
Via Twitter, Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas police of racially motivated excessive force after a report of gunshots at a hotel.
Seattle Seahawks star Michael Bennett on Wednesday accused the Las Vegas Police Department of assaulting him during an incident after last month’s Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match. The two-time Pro Bowl defensive end says he was...
Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says he was subjected to racial profiling in Las Vegas
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett claims to be a victim of excessive force by the Las Vegas Police following the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor boxing match.