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A TikTok video is going viral of a white woman calling the police on two young black men for shoveling snow, claiming they were bothering her and not showing her any ‘respect.’ 

Gregory McAdory said that he and his friend have a snow removal business in Rockford, Illinois, where the video was shot. 

He claimed that on February 17, after a white winter storm blanketed the area, he and his friend headed over to a friend’s father’s driveway so they could clear it.

Once they’d finished with the driveway, they moved to the sidewalk in front of a neighbor’s house, which they also began clearing.

That’s when the neighbor, a relatively old woman, came out and ‘bugged’ up on the two young men, demanding that they leave and threatening to call the police, which she eventually did.

The small, old woman with an accent told the two young men to stop shoveling her snow and stay off of her property

The small, old woman with an accent told the two young men to stop shoveling her snow and stay off of her property

‘You’re seriously mad because we cleaned off your sidewalk?’ asked McAdory in the video, as the woman takes snow from the packed bank and shovels it back on the sidewalk.

The woman then tells the young man and his companion: ‘Don’t trespass that line!’ 

‘I don’t need anything from you!’ she tells them in an accent.

The two young men keep the interaction going, and in disbelief tell her that they’re doing something nice for her. The friend continues to shovel the snow.

The woman tells them they are trespassing, and they tell her it is a public sidewalk.

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Eventually, she takes out her phone to call the police, at which point McAdory said, ‘They’ll come faster if you say there’s two n*****s over here.’

Although he appeared to have been recording before the woman took out her phone to call the cops, McAdory told the Daily Beast: ‘When the police is called on people of my color, just to be on the safe side, I just say, ‘Record.”

He can be heard saying he will put the interaction all over the internet in the background of the video.

Into the phone, the woman told the police, ‘These guys are African American. I don’t get along with them.’ 

‘They are making fun of me. See, they don’t have no respect!’ she said. 

A log from the Rockford Police Department confirmed the call was placed at 12:30pm on Feb. 17. 

The caller – the woman whose name was blocked out – reported disorderly conduct and an ‘urgent’ need for help.

According to the notes, ‘there is a [race redacted]/M there harassing her and she doesn’t want him there.’

A different note said that there were ‘2 [race redacted]/[males].’ 

‘She says they are disrespecting her and she wants them gone,’ read the note.

In a second video that McAdory uploaded to Tiktok, two Rockford police officers have arrived at the scene and are standing in front of their vehicle.

One of the officers say the woman may be mentally ill.

They go and speak with the woman and tell the men to stay off her property and not to shovel her snow.

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The Daily Beast reported that a police report of the incident was not taken and that the officers were on the scene for less than 20 minutes.  

The woman is seen here shoveling snow back onto the road. On arrival, one of the police officers said she may be mentally unwell

The woman is seen here shoveling snow back onto the road. On arrival, one of the police officers said she may be mentally unwell

One of the police officers who arrived on the scene after the woman called. No report was filed, but the officers did tell the two young men not to shovel the woman's snow

One of the police officers who arrived on the scene after the woman called. No report was filed, but the officers did tell the two young men not to shovel the woman’s snow

Pictured: Gregory McArdory who was one of the two young men attempting to shovel snow in front of the hostile woman's home

Pictured: Gregory McArdory who was one of the two young men attempting to shovel snow in front of the hostile woman’s home

McAdory said this was not the first time the woman had threatened to call the police on them.

Apparently, the last time the pair shoveled the driveway, the woman got upset that they touched her lawn.

McAdory said they believed clearing a path on the sidewalk would show the woman that they could be neighborly. He said his friend’s family have known the woman for 15 years. 

‘I don’t know what’s wrong with her. I don’t know if it’s racism,’ he said. ‘I just didn’t want to be arrested for something as minor as that.’

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