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Cops Called On Boy Selling 'Ice Cold Beer,' Turns Out It Was A Marketing Ploy

(CBS News) — Most kids are selling lemonade on hot summer days, but a boy from Utah had an even better idea — ice-cold beer. Root beer, that is.

Seth Parker set up his "ICE COLD BEER" stand in front of a church in Brigham City, Utah. The kid had his neighborhood fooled, with the local police department receiving several calls from concerned neighbors Tuesday.

When officers arrived to check on the Seth, it turned out he was just a savvy marketer. "Yep, he's selling beer … ROOT BEER, that is," Brigham City Police Department wrote on Facebook.

This young man, in the area of 600 South 200 East, has a twist on a lemonade stand. Yep, he's selling beer ... ROOT...

Posted by Brigham City Police Department on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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