The statement came after local media reported that an employee of Huntington Bank called a police officer in a black man who tried to pay his paycheck, resulting in a man who was easily detained by the police.
Bank employees are called police officers McCowns, who is not a bank customer, after the bank reaches his home employment verification check, station reports. McCowns gave two forms of identification and his fingerprint, according to the bank's policy, the station said.
A Huntington Bank representative provided an email statement to USA TODAY on Wednesday asking for McCowns' remarks for "this extremely unfortunate event."  NBC reported that McCowns was in his car and in the process of removing the bank when he was approached by the police. He was easily released and detained in a police car until the police verified the authenticity of the McCowns employer's check, according to NBC.
A 911 call mentioned by the network states that bank employees are called authorities without the knowledge of McCowns.
The branch has recently seen a nasty phantom incident, Washington Post reports .
Brooklyn Chief Police said Scott Mielke on the paper that the police had made at least 10 branches since July. And a spokesman for Huntington Bank said in the paper that branch employees were in high alert for fraud.
McCowns told Cleveland 19 News that the incident was "embarrassing."
The station says McCowns believes there has been a profile involved in the incident bank's treatment: "The person making the phone call … I feel they are being judged."
Huntington Bank's full pardon and statement about the incident say:
"We sincerely apologize to Mr. McCowns for a very unfortunate event. contact with the police as well as our own contacts with Mr McCowns. Anyone who goes to Huntington's branch should feel welcome. Unfortunately, this does not happen at this time and we are so bad. We stand in the highest ethical criteria for how we operate, rent and train with colleagues, and engage in communities where we have the privilege to serve. "
Throughout 2018, many suspected incidents of race reporting have been made of national headlines.  Chronicle story stories are called to investigate as a black person makes daily tasks, such as sitting on Starbucks, children's adolescents, playing golf, staying in a Airbnb or sleep on a couch in a college dorm.
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