Marcus Abrams is shown after an incident with police. Abrams, who has autism, says police slammed him to the ground, causing him to suffer a seizure. He was not charged with a crime. KARE 11 screenshot

‘Autism Is Not A Crime’: Transit Police Beat St. Paul Teen During Arrest

“They just slammed me right on the ground. I tried to get them off me and (one officer had his) whole body on my whole face and I couldn’t breathe,” an autistic teen from St. Paul, Minnesota, said, describing his violent arrest by the city’s Metro Transit Police.

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