A precocious preteen who isn't afraid of a little street-side confrontation called out a police officer for illegally parking during a beverage stop -- and caught it all on camera.
Jeremy, a 12-year-old boy, "found a cop disobeying" while out one day in September. The officer had parked his motorcycle on the sidewalk in front of a Terrible Herbst gas station, Gawker notes, and when the officer walked out with a mega-sized drink in hand, Jeremy wanted to know why exactly he needed to park so haphazardly.
So, the 12-year-old proceeded to call out the cop all while recording the discussion.
"Um... hello?" Jeremy asks. "Is there a reason for you to park on the sidewalk? Is it like an emergency or anything?"
"Because I can," the cop responds.
"Can I see your badge number?" Jeremy asks, to which the officer responds, "What are you a junior lawyer?"
The cop avoided Jeremy's request, revved up his bike and asked to see an ID. Since Jeremy is only a minor and didn't have that kind of information on him, the officer accused the kid of loitering and drove away.
The video has received more than 3.1 million views on YouTube. Although the clip is from September 2012, the call-out video went viral on Reddit after being posted to a thread on Sunday.
Can you say: citizen's arrest??
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