Riot At Mall Of America Over Rumor Lil Wayne & Drake Was There Shopping For Ski Boots! (9 People Arrested!) [News Footage]
Published on December 27, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) - Police arrested nine people at the Mall of America Monday, the day after Christmas, after multiple fights broke out, authorities said. Mall of America officials released a statement saying that around 4:20 p.m. 50 juveniles caused a large disturbance in the north food court. Witnesses said the fights started after there were reports that rappers Lil' Wayne and Drake were visiting the Mall. Police, however, did not comment on these rumors Cmdr. Mark Stehlik of Bloomington police said in a press conference that 30 officers responded to the fight and arrested five people (both adults and juveniles) for disorderly conduct. Mall of America security arrested four other people for disorderly conduct as well, Mall officials said. Police said as many as 200 were involved the fights.