WATCH: ‘Shell-shocked’ black 14-year-old falsely accused of stealing ‘Soho Karen’s’ phone at Manhattan hotel says he ‘doesn’t know what would have happened if his dad wasn’t there to defend him’

Keyon Harrold Jr, 14, says he’s still ‘shell-shocked’ after the ‘Soho Karen’ attack on Saturday, where a woman falsely accused him of stealing her phone and tackled him. The incident took place Saturday at the upscale Arlo Hotel in SoHo, Manhattan. ‘I don’t know what would have happened if my dad wasn’t there. These past few days, still kind of shell-shocked, but I’m hanging in there,’ he said Tuesday. His father is Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Keyon Harrold. The family’s attorney Ben Crump is demanding ‘Karen’ be charged with assault and battery, however she hasn’t been publicly identified yet. ‘We want charges because we have to send a message because this has larger societal implications. Think about how many black men have been accused by these Karens and they end up losing their liberty and losing their life sitting in prison,’ attorney Ben Crump said on the morning show.

SOURCE: GMA / Daily Mail

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