|St Louis resident wanted to avoid something like this|
Eventually Robert Brothers did the right thing and had the tree removed. But we're stumped why someone from the company didn't just let the reporter in and tell him they will look into his concerns. Had they done so - the report, which you can see below, would have had an entirely different tone.
In the "you can't make this stuff up" category: Roberts Brothers reportedly is in the hospitality business and owns at least one TV station.