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Fight Between 2 Teens Grows Into 200 In Center City; 14 arrested
MyFoxPhilly ^ | April 9,2013 | Shawnette Wilson

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxphilly.com ...


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KEYWORDS: amish; pennsylvania; philadelphia; youts
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1 posted on 04/10/2013 9:42:58 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

They are not going to be happy til one of ‘em wakes up very dead....


2 posted on 04/10/2013 9:45:19 AM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Mischievous yoots.


3 posted on 04/10/2013 9:45:36 AM PDT by Argus
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Those wacky Mennonites...


4 posted on 04/10/2013 9:46:55 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

It’s those danged white kids again!


5 posted on 04/10/2013 9:47:57 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Aleutian hooligans again.


6 posted on 04/10/2013 9:48:19 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Argus

Prolly inner-city Mormons.


7 posted on 04/10/2013 9:48:22 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: Argus

This is what happens when the Amish come in from the farms to the big city, they just can’t control themselves. /s


8 posted on 04/10/2013 9:48:25 AM PDT by Procyon (Decentralize, degovernmentalize, deregulate, demonopolize, decredentialize, disentitle.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

You mean it is probably not a good idea to tour the major urban areas of the US this summer?


9 posted on 04/10/2013 9:48:25 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
So proud of the city of my birth.

Who runs Philly? I wonder...
10 posted on 04/10/2013 9:48:31 AM PDT by needmorePaine
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
a fight between two girls

Were they white?

11 posted on 04/10/2013 9:48:33 AM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
I'll say it again.

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.

12 posted on 04/10/2013 9:48:43 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

“This” only made the News because

1) Broad Day Light

2) Near Center City, financial district

Otherwise, ‘regular’ flash mobs are not ‘news’.


13 posted on 04/10/2013 9:49:25 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

It all started when the new SAT practice book came out, and there weren’t enough copies for all of the interested buyers.


14 posted on 04/10/2013 9:50:12 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Just "rowdy kids" having fun!

I love watching them trying to hold their pants up with their hands cuffed behind their backs.

15 posted on 04/10/2013 9:50:28 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
"We were waiting for it. Every time it gets warm out they just act crazy," said Lakia.

Blame Global Warming.

16 posted on 04/10/2013 9:51:26 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

When I read “sneaker store” I pretty much know it involved obama’s peeps...


17 posted on 04/10/2013 9:52:24 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
It all started when the new SAT practice book came out, and there weren’t enough copies for all of the interested buyers.



This made me chuckle.
18 posted on 04/10/2013 9:52:25 AM PDT by needmorePaine
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To: Adder

This is the same Philly which won handily for Odumbo.


19 posted on 04/10/2013 9:54:14 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Urban ‘barn raising’?


20 posted on 04/10/2013 9:54:40 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

My daughter and a friend of hers from college went to see Les Miz last night downtown. I felt bad having to warn her that if she sees a large group of black females, don’t hesitate, just run.

There is a certain insanity going on right now in our inner core cities.


21 posted on 04/10/2013 9:54:52 AM PDT by cyclotic (In a society of wolves, you do not fight back by creating more sheep-Dan Bongino)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

we need to get our Liberty Bell out of Philly before it gets trashed!


22 posted on 04/10/2013 9:56:30 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Shame on me.

I didn’t even have to go to pictures to know......


23 posted on 04/10/2013 9:56:41 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Kid Shelleen

Chestnut and 15th used to be the intersection with the posh jewellers Bailey Banks and Biddle on one side and a fashionable women’s store, Bonwit Teller, on the other. Now it’s just an outdoor stripmall of downmarket chain stores.


24 posted on 04/10/2013 9:56:42 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Commies out of D.C.!" --Raoul Deming, 1955-2013)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Rumspringa...............


25 posted on 04/10/2013 9:56:46 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Oh, it’s just kids with spring fever..... now, now.....


26 posted on 04/10/2013 9:56:51 AM PDT by llevrok (2013: The USA is in a Cold Civil War.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Obama....Those are my sons !!! I told them to bring guns...not knives....


27 posted on 04/10/2013 9:58:19 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: tumblindice
“Urban ‘barn raising’?”

Ain’t none of been raised in the proper sense of the word.

28 posted on 04/10/2013 9:58:21 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Why does Philly’s mayor have to live up to his name . . . ?

All these useless kids ought to be put to work rebuilding the Philly streetcar system that SEPTA wiped out. Or something . . .
29 posted on 04/10/2013 9:58:21 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I bet there were only 10 kids. Philly is so good at counting, as we learned in the recent November election


30 posted on 04/10/2013 9:58:25 AM PDT by llevrok (2013: The USA is in a Cold Civil War.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Just getting in a little practice time before the weekend festivities, that's all they were doing.
31 posted on 04/10/2013 9:58:30 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: max americana

Yeah, with 100% for Obama in 59 of that city’s districts.


33 posted on 04/10/2013 9:59:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

The bookstores and libraries report they were completely undisturbed.


34 posted on 04/10/2013 9:59:09 AM PDT by relictele
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To: hal ogen

“You mean it is probably not a good idea to tour the major urban areas of the US this summer?”

Is it ever?


35 posted on 04/10/2013 10:00:13 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Just wait until Ubama switches the EBT cards off.
36 posted on 04/10/2013 10:00:50 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

A machine gun would have broken it up nicely.


37 posted on 04/10/2013 10:00:51 AM PDT by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: faithhopecharity
we need to get our Liberty Bell out of Philly before it gets trashed!

There are no retail stores within two blocks all around. Hope they keep it that way.

38 posted on 04/10/2013 10:01:22 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Commies out of D.C.!" --Raoul Deming, 1955-2013)
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To: tumblindice
"Urban ‘barn raising razing’?"

Fixed.

39 posted on 04/10/2013 10:01:24 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I have been following some of these rioting groups on Twitter. Citizen reports love to get in the middle of these things and post to sites that will run their footage.

There is an increase in this sort of behavior- so it is becoming more acceptable and therefore more predictable.

I feel badly for these kids, on one hand- because the have been primed and conditioned into this thug mentality.

Their government has let them down, their society has let them down, their education and culture have let them down- they have no hope- no savior and all they know is death.

Social Media has exalted them, the movies glamorize the violence..

AND the adults around them are all pushing for MORE death- and MORE chaos and MORE destruction of anything civilized.

I just pray that anyone in these crowds, with a mustard seed of faith in God or love for Jesus, will come out of that beast... and be saved.

What a mess.


40 posted on 04/10/2013 10:07:48 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: hal ogen

Yeah - it’s early April. Just wait until it gets hot outside.


41 posted on 04/10/2013 10:08:10 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Bush’s fault


42 posted on 04/10/2013 10:08:41 AM PDT by frithguild (You can call me Snippy the Anti-Freeper)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Yep, suspicions confirmed.


43 posted on 04/10/2013 10:10:57 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Ja, fer shizzle.


44 posted on 04/10/2013 10:11:07 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Albion Wilde

Thanks. Good!

(Our liberty is being Thrashed in WashDC anyway....)


45 posted on 04/10/2013 10:11:33 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: Olog-hai
The thing that caught my attention was that in a couple precinct counting, not a single vote for Romney.

Just imagine that!

46 posted on 04/10/2013 10:12:26 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: AD from SpringBay

Blaming it on the warm weather. LOL


47 posted on 04/10/2013 10:12:29 AM PDT by timeflies
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To: Olog-hai

How about we drop them in the Delaware river?


48 posted on 04/10/2013 10:15:40 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

“I saw them running back and forth, back and forth.”

...At the time of the end, many shall run to and fro...


49 posted on 04/10/2013 10:17:18 AM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

This should be an interesting summer. 0bammy’s yoots are out of work and already have an 0bamaphone. The streets gonna be unsafe this summer.


50 posted on 04/10/2013 10:19:04 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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