Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” is a holiday classic. One kid took the title of the movie literally and called authorities to turn the Grinch in. As Mississippi News Now reported, 5-year-old Tylon Pittman of Byram, Mississippi was watching the movie on a smart phone. Thinking the Grinch was a thief of holiday joy, he called 911.
The officer who arrived told Tylon that the Grinch would not ruin Christmas, as he does in the movie.
“He calls people all the time,” said Tylon’s mother Teresa Brown-Pittman. “If he gets your number, he’s going to call you and blow you up; but to dial 911, oh my God, no.”
Police Officer Lauren Develle heard about the call and wanted to give Tylon a visit.
“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