Akon then had his bodyguards fetch the boy and bring him on stage. Then, in front of thousands, the Don't Matter singer publicly humiliated the kid, lifted him up in the air by force and violently flung him into the audience.
We're trying to identify that kid, just to find out whether or not we have any kind of criminal offense," a law enforcement official tells the Poughkeepsie Journal.
"I would have preferred he wouldn't have done that [to the kid]," the general manager of the radio station who put on the show tells the paper. "I don't think he intended malice on this guy. I think it was in the spirit of the show."