Police in California are advising the general public that it’s unwise to faux to kidnap somebody, duct tape your “sufferer” and use an actual handgun within the faux state of affairs after officers responded to a kidnapping name and found it was a music video shoot.
The San Dimas Sheriff’s Station says officers responded to a name a couple of potential kidnapping on Freeway 39 within the San Gabriel Mountains.
Officers say the caller informed police he noticed two suspects pointing a gun at a sufferer whose palms have been duct taped close to a black BMW.
Deputies responded, conducting what they referred to as a “high-risk” visitors cease and detaining three males.
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After some investigation, nevertheless, police decided the three males had been filming a music video.
In a Fb publish on Friday, the sheriff’s station additionally suggested would-be video producers to not carry a shovel or have their “sufferer pretending to interrupt free and [get] out of [the] trunk.”
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Authorities additionally decided the handgun getting used as a prop within the video was actual. One of many males was arrested for a misdemeanour weapons cost.
In accordance with the station, the shoot had not been cleared by police.
The publish ended with a considerably humorous “psychological observe” to future producers: “E-book a spot to movie your music video [and] perhaps advise the cops first.”
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