Cell phone video captured a bewildered man at Starbucks this week asking Philadelphia police why they were arresting his two black friends.
Onlookers said there didn't appear to be a reason for the arrest. The men were simply sitting at the coffee shop, waiting for their business associate — the aforementioned bewildered man — to show up before placing their orders.
Now, Starbucks has confirmed that the incident was a mistake, and "are disappointed this led to an arrest."
The three-sentence apology, however, is short on details or a even just a blunt admission of guilt. The company did not reply to Mashable's request for more details at the time of this publication. Read more...More about Twitter, Starbucks, Culture, Racism, and Social Media