Tennis Pro James Blake Details Being Tackled by Police After Mistaken Identity
James Blake is opening up.
During his virtual visit to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the tennis pro recalled a past experience with police brutality that occurred while he in was in New York for the 2015 U.S.
"I was waiting for the car to take me to the Open and just waiting outside my hotel when an officer ran up and just ran into me, slammed me into the wall and threw me on the ground, and cuffed me and had me in custody for about 10 to 15 minutes without me doing anything," he told host Jimmy Fallon.
"And I was standing there just ready to get to the Open and they said I looked like a suspect.
Turns out, the suspect was for a credit card scam they were running.