GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (WMC) - After a video made its rounds on social media, Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo issued a statement in response to the now-viral confrontation saying “our community is for everyone.”
The video was posted Saturday by Memphis resident Eddie Nelson. In the video, a man who identifies himself as Lloyd Crawford approached Nelson and asked where he is from. After Nelson says he’s not from Germantown, Crawford flashed a business card and told Nelson he’d like him out of his town.
The mayor’s statement references the first amendment and says:
In a statement Nelson released Sunday he said:
While we could not reach Crawford, another partner at their firm gave us this statement Sunday saying in part:
We will continue to follow this story, and update you on the details.