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Police video of Harlem Shake is a little suspect

The viral Youtube sensation "Harlem Shake" is everywhere, even in Portland.

The Portland Police Bureau distributed a press release Wednesday morning with an accompanying "surveillance video" of a "suspect" doing the "Harlem Shake" in the basement garage of the Justice Center.

The "suspect" was soon taken into custody, as police cars with flashing lights surround him.

"In the interests of justice, the man was released but we share this video as a public service announcement," wrote bureau spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson.

Watch the 'suspect' shake it on video here.

The Internet meme electronic boogie began early this year, rising to popularity because of the bizarre costumes worn by onlookers/dancers, the wacky dance style and random locations they are filmed.

According to the Urban Dictionary, the shake refers to the "eccentric upper body dance move that involves the shaking of the upper torso and shoulders." It reportedly originated in Harlem, on 125th and Lexington, "where gang bangers would shoot unsuspecting cripples with crutches," according to the Urban Dictionary. "The staggering fall of these cripples created a signature move, adapted by gang-affiliates and introduced at local parties."

Upon witnessing the new move, the Dictionary elaborates: "a corporate thug under the Bad Boy Entertainment payroll reenacted and sold this dance to famous choreographer Laurie Ann Gibson who introduced this dance with the video premier 'Let’s Get It' by P. Diddy featuring G-Dep and Black Rob. The phenomenon sweeping white neighborhoods and Italian nightclubs across the country was born."

Just this week, five people were arrested in Russia for doing the Harlem Shake on a World War II Memorial, and the Gonzaga basketball team did the Harlem Shake on the plane returning from winning the West Coast Conference championships.