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MS boy calls 911 on the Grinch

MS boy calls 911 on the Grinch”

So TyLon chose to get some protection, calling 911 in Byram, Mississippi, on Saturday to let the police know the Grinch was trying to take his holiday away.

After watching a clip from the animated film adaptation of Dr Seuss' classic children's book, TyLon Pittman ran to the phone and dialled 911 multiple times, but he got cold feet and hung up after each attempt.

'Our dispatcher posted a status on Facebook that she had received a call from a little boy. and he told her he thought the Grinch was going to be coming to steal his Christmas, ' the police officer said to The Clarion Ledger.

Never tell 5-year-old TyLon Pittman that the Grinch is fictional.

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TyLon in return asked the Grinch: "Why are you stealing Christmas?" and after a moment of thought, the Grinch just shrugged his shoulders, USA Today reported.

"He calls people all the time", his mother, Teresa Brown-Pittman, told the TV station.

TyLon's brother TeDara, an Air Force Airman home for the holidays, captured what happened next on a video, which he later posted on Facebook.

"I kind of find it really amusing".

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Tylon offered to track down any suspects for the police whenever they need help.

But TyLon said: 'He steals everybody's Christmas'. TyLon then put the Grinch in a holding cell, saving Christmas for all the little boys and girls around the world. "Your bravery is unmatched; you have saved the day".

"When you turn 21, come back and I'm going to give you a job application, OK?" he said.

"I just want to tell you something", Pittman told a 911 operator in a recording of the call, according to local paper The Clarion-Ledger.

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