They video of James Blake being thrown down by a plainclothes police officer in front of his midtown NY hotel has been released. Blake was minding his own business in front of the Hyatt when the officer rushed him, took him down and handcuffed him. After a few minutes, one of his fellow officers realized they had the wrong man and released Blake, with so much as an apology.
James Blake released this statement today:
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