Man Gives 75 Cents to a Homeless Man. Minutes Later, He Was in Handcuffs in the Back of a Police Cruiser.

A man was detained and handcuffed for more than an hour by law enforcement officials in Houston moments after he gave a homeless man 75 cents.

Greg Snider said he was in Houston on business when a homeless man approached his car window and asked for spare change.

An Act of Charity and a Case of Mistaken Identity Lands a Man in Handcuffs in the Back of a Police Cruiser

“That’s when the homeless man came up to me. He said, ‘Hey my name is Dave. I’m from Dallas. I’m down on my luck. Do you have any change,’” Snider told KPRC-TV.

Snider gave the man the aforementioned 75 cents and drove away.

“I had no idea at all what was about to happen,” said Snider.

As Snider pulled onto the highway, he said a police car came up behind him and started flashing its lights and sirens.

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