MS police hail boy as hero for calling 911 on Grinch

MS police hail boy as hero for calling 911 on Grinch

After his brother showed him videos of Dr. Seuss' famous Grinch on the internet, five-year-old TyLon Pittman from Byram, Mississippi, called 911, alerting local authorities of what was about to go down. "Watch out for the Grinch, because the Grinch is going to steal Christmas, okay?" The icing on this heartwarming Christmas tale came on Monday, when Byram's Police Department arranged for the boy to literally lock up the Grinch in a holding cell inside the department's headquarters.

"I asked (TyLon) if he saw the Grinch, what would he do, and he said he'd call us and get us to come take him to jail", Develle told the Ledger.

When TyLon asked the Grinch why he was stealing Christmas, the Grinch just shrugged, the Clarion Ledger reported, giving TyLon a memorable holiday message instead.

TyLon's older brother, TeDera Graves, posted a few pictures and videos of his brother's encounter on Facebook. "So I ended up looking around and I found him".

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TyLon has always wanted to be a police officer, his mother added.

Nobody's going to steal Christmas from this boy!

"I want you to come to my house and take him to jail", Pittman said. "If he gets your number, he's going to call you and blow you up. Thank you to Officer Develle and BPD for not only making my little brother's day but for showing him that being an officer isn't just about stopping crime", he wrote.

"When they call me and they say it's going so fast and they have a gun, I'm going to chase them so fast", Tylon said. According to the Clarion Ledger, Pittman called the police department last Saturday unbeknownst to the rest of his family after learning on the internet about the green fiend and his motives.

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