The Kansas City Star reports mayor Sly James’ son, Kyle was supposedly handcuffed by police after he started trouble at a Power and Light district restaurant and refused to pay his bill.
The report says Kyle James, 22, was at Fran’s Restaurant.
An off duty police officer was working at the restaurant about 4am last Saturday morning. The officer said James told him he was not paying because he didn’t eat the food he ordered.
The Star says James supposedly asked the officer if he “knew who he was’, before telling him he was the Mayor’s son.
He also threatened the office with his job, according to the story..
James was not arrested. But he was told to leave the restaurant and not to return. The officer says james had been causing trouble in the restaurant before.
A statement from Mayor Sly James says “My son is a 22-year old man who made a mistake. He is extremely embarrassed and very sorry for the entire incident.”