Minnesota woman Tina Mack had the pleasure of mixing a social visit with some TLC in early 2018 when something rudely interrupted her serenity. A blind man had wandered into the Minneapolis beauty parlor where the 53-year-old was enjoying a hair treatment. Mack saw the man take a seat in the salon’s waiting area. The man seemed to be minding his own business, but when a security guard saw him he started to yell.
Financial services executive Mack lives in Oakdale, a suburb of St. Paul that lies 17 miles east of Minneapolis in the Twin Cities area. One Friday in February 2018, the doting aunt had made a special trip across the Mississippi in order to visit her niece in the north-east of Minneapolis. And that visit would leave Mack in no doubt as to exactly what type of person lives in that part of town.