16yo sucker punches 12yo while wearing knuckle dusters.

A Faulkner County teen is being charged as an adult in a
battery case after prosecutors became aware of a YouTube video showing
him striking another boy.Kane Millsaps, 16, pleaded
not guilty June 3 to first-degree battery, a felony, and possessing an
instrument of crime, a misdemeanor. Police say Millsaps hit a
12-year-old boy while wearing brass knuckles.Millsaps
is seen in the 23-second video flipping off the camera while wearing a
set of brass knuckles on his left hand before punching the 12-year-old
boy in the face. The attack occurred May 31 at a walking trail in
Conway, according to a probable cause affidavit.Millsaps
hit the victim for “running his mouth saying he was an MMA [Mixed
Martial Arts] Fighter and he could beat him up,” the affidavit reads.The victim told authorities he did not know Millsaps.

learned of the incident when a witness’s family member brought the
video to the Conway Police Department on June 1. When officers spoke
with the victim, they noted his right eye was bruised, there was a cut
on his neck and he had broken teeth.The victim said
he lost consciousness after being hit and “when he woke up he thought he
had gravel in his mouth but it was pieces of his teeth,” the affidavit
stated.A witness who recorded the incident on
Millsaps’s phone said Millsaps told her the victim had provoked him, a
claim she disputed. The witness told investigators
that the victim “did not even see Millsaps coming and did not know he
was going to be hit,” the affidavit stated.A girl
seen pushing Millsaps off the victim at the end of the video said the
victim “had a hole in his cheek which may need stitches,” the affidavit
states.Millsaps was arrested June 2 at the Faulkner
County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Services division after meeting with
his probation officer. He told police “he found the brass knuckles at
his apartment complex and after the incident he threw them in the
dumpster,” the affidavit stated.Defense Attorney Frank Shaw represents Millsaps, who is set to appear in court next Aug.



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Tags: Sucker punch, black on white

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