A former San Francisco cop threatened to “put a bullet” in the head of an 11-year-old boy for playing a doorbell prank at his home, police said.
Dean Taylor, 63, was arrested on Feb. 12 at his residence in San Rafael, California, where a witness told cops they saw an older man “aggressively grabbing” a young boy before both got into a car and drove off, police said.
Investigators later tracked down an 11-year-old boy who said he and his friends were ringing people’s doorbells in the area and then running away before residents could answer.
An older man — later identified as Taylor — then chased the group on foot before getting into his car, police said.
“At one point, the suspect blocked the victim’s path with his vehicle, so he stopped running,” police said in a statement. “The suspect exited his vehicle, began yelling at the victim, grabbed him by the neck, and forced him to the