Minneapolis Man Regrets Calling The Cops On Two Teens Who Mugged Him At Gun Point | The Daily Caller
"A Minneapolis citizen who is living in a neighborhood where citizens are swearing off the police expressed regret to The New York Times for calling the cops on two black teenage boys after they mugged him at gunpoint.
Mitchell Erickson called 911 after two boys cornered him outside of his home a block away from Powderhorn Park, a nearby park that has become an encampment for homeless people, the Times reported Wednesday.
One of the boys reportedly pointed a gun at Erickson and demanded he give them his car keys.
He gave them his house keys instead, and they became frustrated and ran off before allegedly stealing another car.
...“Been thinking more about it,” Erickson wrote in a text to a Times reporter. “I regret calling the police. It was my instinct but I wish it hadn’t been. I put those boys in danger of death by calling the cops.”...