Skip to comments.Fight Between 2 Teens Grows Into 200 In Center City; 14 arrested
Posted on 04/10/2013 9:42:58 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
From the air, SkyFOX captured an enormous amount of activity in the area of Chestnut near 15th Street in Center City. On the ground FOX 29 cameras were there as police moved in and arrested more than a dozen teens after a fight between two girls grew into a melee involving nearly 200.
"It got crazy. Everybody was pushing and shoving," said Nicholas Adams. The sneaker store where he worked even locked its doors.
Adams said, "We didn't want them running into our store knocking stuff over. We had people inside the store who we didn't want to let out because we didn't want them to get trampled."
Lakia Garrick watched it from her job at Wendy's on the corner.
"All of a sudden, all these kids just started running in here. Then the cops came in and cleared the store out and told us we can't serve nobody until they cleared downtown," Garrick said.
As police cleared the street and dispersed crowds of people watching, some of the teens also got violent with them.
"Bottles were thrown at police but no injuries to police," said Chief Inspector Cynthia Dorsey.
Gilbert Hernandez had a clear view of it all from the window of his pizza shop. "I saw them running back and forth, back and forth."
Most in the area say they see this every year and it was only a matter of time before it happened again.
"We were waiting for it. Every time it gets warm out they just act crazy," said Lakia.
Police say about three schools in the area were letting out around the time the brawl happened. Bike cops already in the area acted quickly to restore order. Police are looking to step up presence even more in wake of what happened.
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They are not going to be happy til one of ‘em wakes up very dead....
Those wacky Mennonites...
It’s those danged white kids again!
Aleutian hooligans again.
Prolly inner-city Mormons.
This is what happens when the Amish come in from the farms to the big city, they just can’t control themselves. /s
You mean it is probably not a good idea to tour the major urban areas of the US this summer?
Were they white?
More and more inner city teenagers have grown up without parents.
Not just without fathers - that was the case with inner city teenagers in the 1990s.
Today it is no mothers and no fathers.
“This” only made the News because
1) Broad Day Light
2) Near Center City, financial district
Otherwise, ‘regular’ flash mobs are not ‘news’.
It all started when the new SAT practice book came out, and there weren’t enough copies for all of the interested buyers.
I love watching them trying to hold their pants up with their hands cuffed behind their backs.
Blame Global Warming.
When I read “sneaker store” I pretty much know it involved obama’s peeps...
It all started when the new SAT practice book came out, and there werent enough copies for all of the interested buyers.
This is the same Philly which won handily for Odumbo.
Urban ‘barn raising’?
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