Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:10

The NYPD is black and blue in the face again after roughing up and arresting the wrong suspect. Once again, it was a person of color, but also a former US tennis star James Blake.

A top-10 professional tennis player says he was slammed to the ground outside his hotel in Midtown Manhattan after being confused for a suspect involved a credit card fraud investigation.

Bratton on Arrest of James Blake via @nytvideo

N.Y. police chief apologizes to arrested ex-tennis star via @Reuters

Photo shows suspect who resembles tennis star James Blake

New York & the NYPD are lucky James Blake is a class act via @nypost

De Blasio and Bratton Apologize for Arrest of James Blake, Ex-Tennis Pro

PHOTO: Reuters