This one is about to have you seeing red. Literally.
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When most kids throw a temper tantrum, they get time out. In 8-year-old Aidan’s case, he got pepper sprayed.
A Lakewood Police report details the second grader’s violent temper tantrum in a classroom at Glennon Heights Elementary on Feb. 22. According to the report, Aidan “was climbing the cart and spitting at teachers. He also broke wood trim off the walls and was trying to stab teachers with it.”
“I wanted to make something sharp if they came out because I was so mad at them,” Aidan said. “I was going to try to whack them with it.” The report goes on to say Aidan, “was holding what looked like a sharpened one foot stick and he screamed, ‘Get away from me you f**kers.'”
Lakewood Police officers ordered the 8-year-old to “drop the stick.” When he refused, they sprayed him with pepper spray twice until he dropped the piece of wood and was handcuffed.
According to the police report, the boy was later treated on the scene for “a red, irritated face.”
Okay, we understand the little bad a** Dennis the Menace deserved to be punished for trying to attack his teachers with sharp objects and everything. But pepper spray though? On an 8-year old? SMH…only in America.