A Michigan man was stopped and questioned by police last week after "nervous" passersby called 911 to report he was "walking with his hands in his pockets."
In the U.S., this type of questioning, universally known as a Terry stop, requires an officer to have reasonable suspicion that a crime has been committed, usually obtained by observing the suspect engage in some sort of "unusual conduct."
Here, the cop seems to suggest that the man's cold hands met that standard.
"Wow, walking by, having your hands in your pockets makes people nervous to call the police, when it's snowing outside?" the man asks. "There's 10,000 people in Pontiac right now with their hands in their pockets, so how many—"
"You're right," the cop replies. "But we do have a lot of robberies, so just checking on you. You're fine, you're good."
It's unclear how the cop equates the man keeping warm in sub-30 degree temperatures with the local robberies, but he seems genuinely surprised by the man's reaction, at one point asking the man, "Am I inconveniencing you?"
The man was eventually allowed to leave without incident, prompting the cop to offer him a high-five.