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US police officers praised after snowball fight with group of teenagers

A team of police officers from the United States have filmed themselves taking part in a snowball fight with a group of teenagers - but despite their riot shields, they still lost.

The video, posted on social media by Duvall Police Department, shows the Washington-based officers as they are dispatched to deal with a "group of suspicious characters," that have gathered in a local park.

Officers filmed themselves taking part in the snowball fight. Credit: Duvall Police

At the time of writing, it had been viewed more than 360,000 times.

The video has been hailed by commentators as the perfect way to "change public perception of law enforcement In today’s social media age."

Other social media users said that is great to see "police interact with kids and the community in this way!"