Chinese President, President Xi, has released LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill, and Cody Riley, the three young men that had been confined to their hotel in China during a UCLA basketball team trip.
UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill are reportedly being allowed to return to the United States on Tuesday. https://t.co/UAV2JYvMZe
According to TMZ, the three were taken into custody after they were busted trying to steal sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store.
Fortunate enough for them, President Donald Trump reached out to President Xi, and Xi decided to let the boys return to the United States.
President Trump asks Chinese President Xi Jinping to resolve shoplifting case involving LiAngelo Ball and UCLA players, per @washingtonpost https://t.co/uyeoLtpNVy
“You know, you’re talking about very long prison sentences. They [Chinese officials] do not play games,” said President Trump.
Hopefully these young men learned a valuable lesson.
Do you think the boys will be punished more so when they return to the United States?
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