… phone to tell the employees to lock the front door.”
“I looked at the door and it said close at 4:30 and my time say about 2:15, 2:10. I’m like what happened?” Onyegbula said.
911 call: “He’s been on his phone out front. And we have no cars in the parking lot. He’s a walker. So, I feel like he’s up to no good.”
Onyegbula said he and his wife left and went to another nearby bank and that’s when they realized police had been called for him.
“Here come the same police, came inside the bank, now it’s two of them, and they said they told the manager to clear the room, because they wanted to talk to us,” Onyegbula said.
The officers left without filing any charges.
“So you think it was racial profiling?” Johnson asked Onyegbula.
“Yes,” Onyegbula said.
But the doctor said the anger, embarrassment and confusion he still feels won’t be going anywhere for a while.
“I think they need training on how to deal with people. You cannot judge someone from the outside,” Onyegbula said.
The regional president for United Community Bank sent Johnson a statement, that reads:
“For privacy reasons, we do not comment publicly about the details of any customer or potential customer transactions. However, providing excellent customer service is our top priority and we are disappointed that