Hyatt Clerk Kicks, Pulls Gun On Trespassing Man With A Wizard Wand

Skylar Eros Dupree Thomas was already banned from the Hyatt Place Bloomington in Minnesota when he showed up on Friday with his wizard wand shortly after midnight.

He allegedly “placed his hand inside a bowl that contained room keys.” He was told to leave, because he’d been issued a no trespassing notice for the property in November 2021. So, according to a hotel clerk, the man “began using racial slurs.”

Skylar Thomas did leave the building, and according to a criminal complaint filed against him, the employee followed. That’s when the man pulled out his wand, “a pointy, 16-inch stick with a metal tip.”

The employee, who says he thought it was a knife and who is licensed for concealed carry, pulled his gun.

Thomas “kicked a trash can and began to walk off.” The hotel employee followed in pursuit and phoned the police, and “Thomas again pointed the ‘wand’ at the worker, who kicked the suspect… [who] then fled.” The man has been charged with fifth-degree assault and trespassing.

The lesson here seems to be, if you’re going to pull out a wizard wand and brandish it in a threatening manner, be sure to cast a protection spell first?

(HT: Robert)

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  1. @Christian one thing that *won’t* go wrong is the employee being stabbed be a trespassing nutcase

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