9 People Arrested as Youths Riot at Mall of America in Bloomington, MN


Is this really what America has come to be for some?

All hell broke loose at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota the day after Christmas as hundreds of youths rioted, threw chairs, drinks, punches and anything they could get a hold of. No one was reported seriously hurt; however, 9 people were arrested, including several juveniles for disorderly conduct. Is this their idea of a Christmas flash mob? I think the punk youths missed the point, this is a proper flash mob (VIDEO - Hallelujah Chorus).

Witnesses said the fights started after there were reports that rappers Lil’ Wayne and Drake were visiting the Mall. Oh, cuz Lil’ Wayne and Drake were there, that makes it perfectly ok for youths to lose their collective minds and riot. Good Grief!

As reported at KARE 11.  Honestly, who acts like this?

Fists flew and so did a few chairs during a large-scale brawl at the Mall of America Monday.

“Anytime you have a large group of people together things can happen,” said Commander Mark Stehlik with Bloomington Police. “But this is highly unusual.”

Shortly after 4 p.m., authorities confirm more than 20 individuals started fighting in the north food court. Cellphone video uploaded to YouTube shows dozens of young people watching while some push, punch, and even throw chairs. At that same time, police say several other fights flared up in other places of the mall.

“There were drinks thrown on the floor and chairs being thrown everywhere,” said Tess Dessalgne who witnessed the brawl. “Everyone started running towards the fight.”

Posted December 27, 2011 by
Arrest, Crime, WTF, You Tube - VIDEO | 3 comments

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  • Comments

    3 Responses to “9 People Arrested as Youths Riot at Mall of America in Bloomington, MN”

    1. A Texas Grandfather on December 27th, 2011 6:13 pm

      When malls allow the ugly mouthed rappers to appear as so called entertainment, this is the type of crowds that are attracted.

      When the youth who have zero respect for others are allowed to gather in a public place, the police need to have a large presence.

      While it may be hard on the youth who do respect rules, it is time to ban them from shopping malls unless they are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    2. Lucky on December 28th, 2011 7:01 am

      Ignorance. Lil Wayne is in South Africa on tour.
      SM: The rumor was Lil Wayne was there, the ignorance would have been a part of those who rioted. Don’t you agree?

    3. So Long 2011 | The Lonely Conservative on December 30th, 2011 9:34 pm

      [...] One moment you’re reading about extreme acts of kindness, and the next you hear there was rioting in a mall over reports of an appearance by a rap singer, and then other riots over sneakers. I guess [...]

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