Black Student Wins Settlement Over Alleged Barneys Profiling

Trayon Christian has won a $45,000 settlement from New York City.

A young black man who claimed Barneys and the New York Police Department profiled him for credit card fraud because he bought a $349 belt has won a $45,000 settlement from the city, according to officials.

Trayon Christian used his debit card to buy a reversible, black-and-white Ferragamo belt from Barneys' Upper East Side flagship on April 27, 2013.

After he left, the Corona, Queens resident was hassled by two undercover NYPD detectives on Fifth Ave. and E. 60th St., a block away from the tony Madison Avenue department store, Christian alleged in an October 2013 lawsuit.

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