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I was arrested for stealing my own car, says Bronx man who is suing NYPD

by Rocco Parascandola and Kevin Deutsch, NYDailyNews

Bronx man arrested in front of his kids for “stealing” his own car is suing the NYPD for $1 million.

Jamieson Prince, 43, says cops swarmed his 2007 GMC Yukon and cuffed him as he prepared to drive his daughters to school on Nov. 11 – even though he had papers proving ownership.

“I told them it was a mixup and proved to them I owned the car, but they wouldn’t listen,” Prince, a Norwood resident, told the Daily News.

“My little girls saw me arrested over nothing. It was so painful and humiliating.”

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