19 arrested at mall, 'not related' to boy band concert
Most are charged with misdemeanor mob action. A 16-year-old was charged with battery of a mall security guard who was trying to evacuate the mall.
Nineteen teenagers have been¬†arrested¬†following a disturbance that shut down a Chicago shopping¬†mall¬†and left two people with minor injuries.
Chicago Police Officer Laura Kubiak says the teens¬†arrested¬†Saturday were both male and female and ranged in age from 13 to 18.
Most are charged with misdemeanor mob action. A 16-year-old was charged with battery of a¬†mall¬†security guard who was trying to evacuate the¬†mall.
Ford City¬†Mall¬†senior general manager John Sarama says the incident wasn't related to an appearance by the boy band Mindless Behavior, which ended about 45 minutes earlier.
Police say a large group of teens started causing chaos inside the¬†mall. The disturbance continued in the parking lot, where some teens climbed on top of cars.