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

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WASHINGTON — A dance-off between a police officer and a teen recently broke up a street fight in Washington, D.C.

The officer arrived on the scene of the fight at a park in D.C. and asked the teens to leave, according to ABC News.

One of the teens, Aaliyah Taylor, 17, then challenged the officer to a dance-off.

That’s when the officer made a deal with Taylor: If Taylor won the dance-off, the teens could stay. If she won, though, the teens would have to leave the area.

The officer and the teen then faced off in an epic dance-off to the song “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).”

“No one was worried about the argument anymore,” Taylor told ABC News. “The neighborhood was getting crowded … the attention was on us. Everyone was just looking at us.”

After about two minutes, everyone went home and Taylor declared the dance-off a tie.

Taylor told ABC News that the officer’s moves left her “speechless.”

The video went viral shortly after Taylor posted it on Monday.

Taylor has since been approached by a dance company that wants to record her and the officer showing off their moves.

She told ABC News that the experience really changed her view of police officers.

“There are good cops and bad cops, and I don’t think all cops are bad, but I never thought I’d dance with a cop,” she said. “I didn’t even know cops could be that fun.”

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