11-year-old boy arrested over stick figure drawing : News : ConnectAmarillo.com

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11-year-old boy arrested over stick figure drawing : News : ConnectAmarillo.com. The 11-year-old boy suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder and under therapy. When he gets upset, his therapist has told him to draw pictures as an outlet for his feelings. The drawing he did, was inappropriate, but once he drew it, he calmed down and was throwing the picture away. The teacher saw it, saw that it depicted violence against her, and sent him to the principal’s office. They knew he was under therapy and not a real threat, and informed his parents of what had happened. But later that night, police showed up at their home and arrested and handcuffed the boy. Did the police go too far? There is a poll…vote your opinion.

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My husband and I married in 1970. I am the mother of 2 and grandmother to 5. I am a retired wedding cake decorator. I like watching Netflix on the Wii. I am catching up on all of the old tv shows I missed when they were on prime time! Right now though, I am reading and writing blogs, watching tv, making jewelry and rosaries, selling in my Etsy store and playing solitaire. I am home bound and add in my physical therapy exercises to my daily routine. I will blog about my progress or anything that catches my attention at that moment. See you around and thanks for stopping by!
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2 Responses to 11-year-old boy arrested over stick figure drawing : News : ConnectAmarillo.com

  1. Everyone wants to say the police over-reacted, but I representative a group of citizens who’ve lost family members to stick person violence, and we think the police acted appropriately.

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