Four young sue New York city by war of water balloons.
New York, June 22 .- Four young men, one of only twelve years, have claimed the city of New York a million dollars (more than 800,000 euros) each after being arrested for taking part in a battle of water balloons , reports the Daily News today.
What at first had to be a simple fun for a hot New York summer, sto energy credits, day is over four youths facing and the city in a suit for millions in compensation for what the families of the detainees believe was an illegal arrest.
According to the New York newspaper, the four boys, aged between 12 and 21 years, were part of a group of 25 people last May 26 participated in a war of water, buy darkfall gold, balloons on a street in the Bronx a day of high temperatures.
The police arrested 11 members of the group and accused of disorderly conduct and unlawful assembly, said family attorney, Neil Wollerstein the newspaper.
Coincidentally that the four young, Erick Martinez, Ryan Ginyard, McKinney and Maurice Jayvon Manners, were arrested in the same place, buy aion kinah, last February four men were arrested for starting a snowball war.
"I asked the police '? We really are stopping by a war of water balloons?" Ryan told the Ginyard, 18, who could not hide his surprise at the fact.
The youngest of the detainees, Jayvon of 12 years, told the newspaper that police chained him to a metal fence of the nearby subway station to his house with plastic handcuffs that gripped the wrist and fingers numb .
The version of the New York Police maintains that the boys were disrupting the public highway to launch their balloons to passing motorists, according to the Daily News.
"They were throwing cans into the street, running through traffic, stopping cars, throwing water balloons to motorists and wetting them with jets of water guns," police said the New York daily.