12-year-old rapper Lil C-Note got a little viral fame when he appeared on Ellen last year.
He's now gone viral for a much different reason.
The seventh-grader was arrested for selling his CDs at Cumberland Mall in Georgia without a permit. As you can see in the video below, the arresting officer kept the youngster in a tight, aggressive hold, and things went really sideways when the boy's aunt got involved.
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It’s jusssss like this! When God is blessing you🙏🏾 Tha Devil🧛🏾♂️ is always rite around tha corner to seek & destroy. Tha fact that he snatched me & was trying to drag me around like I’m sum criminal that’s stealing, robbing or killing or sum is #Crazy. But tha worst part is he trying to charging me with a #felony putting my hands on a #PoliceOfficer he say I tried to brake his fingers, he say I cussed him & he say I pushed him! Where in this video do it show I did anything but tell him I know my rights & then when he proceeded to try and drag me my auntie stepped in & got in between us to get tha #Police off me, cause he was treating me like uh lil rag dog he can sling around.... All #Police is not bad, a lot are good friends of mines. But it’s some of you that do not deserve to be in a #PoliceUniform & this guy is clearly 1!!! Right is Right / Wrong is Wrong!! #CobbCounty #Police We must get to tha bottom of this... I’m just a kid out here standing for tha right & Motivating other kids in a positive way. Why try to destroy & bring me down!?!?🤷🏾♂️🤷🏾♂️
The police say that they had warned C-Note twice not to sell his CDs at the mall and he tried to run from them when they approached him a third time. They are conducting an investigation, but Police Chief Michael Register told Channel 2 Action News the officer was "within his rights."
"I wish the aunt, who is an adult, would simply have tried to de-escalate the situation," Register said.
You buying that?