Teen Instagram star 'Woah Vicky' arrested for allegedly assaulting cop

Teen Instagram star Victoria Waldrip, known as 'Woah Vicky', has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a police officer at a mall in the US.

The 17-year-old, who has 1.4 million followers on Instagram, posted a photo of her mugshot to her account with the hashtag #freevicky as well as videos of the arrest.

Ms Waldrip has been charged with trespassing, assaulting an officer, and resisting arrest after the incident at a shopping centre in North Carolina, according to The Blast.

She reportedly kicked an officer after being approached by police for trespassing and refusing to leave the mall.

The Instagram star remains in custody, and is due to turn 18 is less than two weeks.

She has been criticised in the past for claiming to have grown up in poverty, and for appropriating African-American culture.

Her father Steve Waldrip is a real estate mogul.

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