SAN JOSE -- Video has surfaced of a San Jose police officer's fake arrest of a teen who had sex with the officer's 14-year-old stepdaughter.
The 15-year-old boy's parents said the motorcycle officer found out the teens were having sex and showed up at the boy's home in uniform, put their son in cuffs and began berating the teen.
The officer eventually removed the handcuffs and left.
The boy's parents say they didn't give the officer permission to scare their son, and the officer was angry and abusing his authority.
Santa Clara County prosecutors are reviewing the case to see if the officer will face criminal charges.
The officer's lawyer, Terry Bowman, said his client was just trying to scare the boy, and that he never pretended to arrest him.
"He is doing (the boy's parents) a favor by attempting to lecture and educate the young man so he doesn't continue to go down the wrong path," Bowman said.
After the incident was reported to police internal affairs, the boy was arrested for unlawful sexual intercourse.
Consensual sex between two minors of a similar age is a misdemeanor.
Neither the boy's parents nor the officer are being named to protect the identities of the minors.
VIDEO: Officer Handcuffs Teen for Sex with Stepdaughter
The boy's parents say the officer abused his authority.
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