Bizarre Standoff Between LAPD And Balloon-Wielding Man

What the hell just happened? Watch police officers tackle a man while he inhales from a balloon in his car.

1. Police approached the man after pursuing him in a low-speed chase and blowing his tires out.

2. He was clearly seen filling up and inhaling something from a pink balloon. The cops’ presence didn’t exactly phase him.

4. After a few minutes, he seemed to be communicating with the officers.

5. But not to their satisfaction …

6. Eventually, they taser him!

Skip to :45.

7. And finally, bust him out of the car.

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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