By Briana White
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Actress Tika Sumpter claims her mother was arrested on Monday for an overdue library book. The ‘South-side With You’ actress took to Twitter to express her outrage revealing that her mother was allegedly apprehended in North Carolina for failing to pay a $10 fee on an overdue library book.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley As Snow Moves In
It is not yet clear which library issued the fine, but this is not the first time someone has been arrested for an overdue library fine. Most recently, a couple in Michigan was reportedly threatened with arrest for failing to return two overdue library books, and a Texas man was reportedly arrested and fined for the same reason three years ago.READ MORE: Danial Moore, Hero Pilot In Drexel Hill Medical Helicopter Crash, Released From Philadelphia Hospital
Sumpter routinely kept her twitter page updated throughout the day eventually letting fans know that her mom has since been released. The most jarring part of the story, according to the actress, her mom returned the book a while back, but it was never put into the system.
She went on to say:MORE NEWS: 65-Year-Old Shot, Killed In Tioga Neighborhood, Police Say
Let’s hope this isn’t the law in your town!