Dance-off between police officer and teen breaks up street fight

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WASHINGTON, DC — A police officer tried to defuse some tension between a group of teenagers by challenging one of them to a dance-off.

It was caught on video and has gone viral.

A female officer arrived at a park in D.C. to break up a fight among a group of teens. The officer noticed Aaliya Taylor, 17, dancing to “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).”

In an effort to break up the fight, the officer challenged Aaliya to a dance-off. If she won, the teens could stay.

But in the end, both declared themselves the winner.

The conflict between the teens diffused as everyone started laughing.

Aaliyah said the officer changed the way she thinks about police.


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