Petty AF: Woman Calls Police On 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Water

June 25, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Story

A woman in San Francisco called the police on an 8-year-old girl selling water outside her apartment building.

In a video shared to Instagram by “Ladyesowavy,” the unidentified woman can be seen stalking away from the child, cell phone pressed to her ear. At one point, she even tries to duck out of view, but a voice behind the camera warns her, “The whole word is gonna see you, boo.”

The woman justified her phone call to authorities, accusing the 8-year-old of “illegally selling water without a permit.”

Video of the interaction — was paired with a caption noting that “selling water in the front of her apartment building where she’s lived her whole life is NOT a reason to call the police.”

In an interview with NBC’s “Today” show, Alison Ettel said she was frustrated with the commotion coming from the sales on the sidewalk outside her building while she was working. She said she didn’t call authorities to report the girl, who was identified as Jordan, but wanted to inquire about the legality of selling water without a permit where the mother and daughter were positioned along the street.

“I want the little girl to know that it’s not her fault,” Ettel told the “Today” show. “I want the mother to know this was nothing to do with race at all. It had everything to do with the disturbance. I was very stressed out. I definitely made comments that I never would have in any other situation, and it’s not an excuse.”

It wasn’t immediately clear what happened before the video began capturing the exchange. The confrontation started after Ettel said she heard commotion coming from the water bottle sales happening outside.

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