Skip to comments.'Flash Mob' Of 100 Teens Storm Center City Macy's
Posted on 02/17/2010 1:07:19 PM PST by TigerBait
PHILADELPHIA (CBS 3) ― Click to enlarge 1 of 1 Photo of an apparent "flash mob" involving approximately 100 teens causing chaos inside the Center City Macy's store. CBS Related Slideshows
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The entire ordeal began when approximately 100 teens engaged in a gigantic snowball fight outside Philadelphia's City Hall Tuesday evening.
Shortly afterwards, the unruly mob then rolled into the Macy's Department Store located in the 1300 block of Market Street.
Once inside, customers told Eyewitness News total chaos ensued.
"A couple kids were shoving and pushing and people started throwing shoes at each other. Someone threw a sign over someone's head," Eyewitness Brianne Bee said.
Customers inside the store said the incident lasted between five to 10 minutes.
A 16-year-old girl was arrested for allegedly kicking a 15-year-old boy in the face as other teens held him down outside the store. The 15-year-old is listed in stable condition at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Similar to the "flash mobs" near South Street in June 2009, investigators believe Tuesday's brawl might have been organized on the internet.
According to investigators, many of the teens involved in the incident attend Simon Gratz High School.
All of the teens are facing charges of disorderly conduct, while some are facing assault charges.
No innocent bystanders were injured. The incident remains under police investigation.
Hm?.....I bet there aren't mobs of Mormon missionaries attending that school. So?....What niche group attends Gratz? Could it be a black minority?
CBS3.com: "'FLASH MOB' OF 100 TEENS STORM CENTER CITY MACY'S" (SNIPPET: "16-year-old girl was arrested for allegedly kicking a 15-year-old boy in the face as other teens held him down outside the store. The 15-year-old is listed in stable condition at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.") (February 17, 2010, 8:00 pm US/Eastern)
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