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'Dateline' Reporter Chris Hansens And Crew Fight Bike Dealer (VIDEO)

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Dateline's Chris Hansen, in black, stands off to side while a crew member and bike dealer scuffle. |

Dateline NBC reporter Chris Hansen is well-known for his hard-hitting reports on pedophiles, but he's getting attention for this confrontation he had with a bicycle dealer when the Dateline team recorded the dealer buying a stolen bike in a sting operation.

The dealer denies doing anything wrong in the video, but with news cameras taping his every move and Hansen's relentless questioning, it escalates into a low-level fight with the shop owner swatting at the cameras and shoving one of the crew members.

Hansen didn't impress writers at the comedy website TruTV. They criticize him for not standing his ground when the bike dealer charged at him.

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