A California man has been busted for felony youngster abuse after he brawled with a 13-year-old boy in a video that went viral.
Regan Coultas, 46, was arrested Tuesday for the wild, caught-on-camera battle outdoors a comfort retailer in Valencia every week earlier, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division advised CBS LA.
The footage caught the 13-year-old being pinned to the bottom, seemingly attempting to make use of a jiu-jitsu-style armbar to defend himself earlier than switching to a headlock after they stood.
“Somebody name 911!” one young-sounding onlooker cried, as others implored, “What the f–okay are you doing?”
“That’s a grown-ass grownup proper there,” one other individual stated, referring to Coultas.
Another person yelled that the boy was simply “a f—-ing eighth-grader!”
Coultas, 46, was booked on suspicion of felony youngster abuse.
He was launched simply after 10 p.m. Wednesday on $100,000 bond, and is due in court docket Thursday, on-line data present.
The battle began when the person complained in regards to the group of school-aged youngsters crowding him inside a retailer, witness Ricky Harmison, a employee in a neighboring espresso store, advised CBS LA.
The suspect “advised a bunch of the boys that they should get again in the event that they don’t get again, he’s going to battle them, beat them up,” he stated.
“Being boys, [they] talked again to him,” he stated, sparking the person to chase them and battle the teenager.
Nevertheless, the person ended up worst off, getting a bloody mouth within the brawl whereas the teenager simply suffered scuffs and bruises.
“When he bought up he was stumbling,” Harmison stated. “I did scent alcohol on his breath so he could have been intoxicated.”