Police make additional arrests stemming from the disturbance at Mall of America www.privateofficer.com
Bloomington MN April 24 2012 Police have announced criminal charges stemming from the disturbance at Mall of America on Dec. 26, 2011.
Mall security responded to a large fight in the North Food Court around 4:21 p.m. that day. Initially, 12 people were arrested for disorderly conduct and/or trespassing offenses. Since then, officers have continued to investigate the incident using interviews and video surveillance.
Two St. Paul adults, one Minneapolis adult, and one Columbia Heights adult were charged with gross misdemeanor third degree riot. Also, three St. Paul juveniles and one Burnsville juvenile were charged with gross misdemeanor third degree riot.
One St. Paul adult was charged with trespass, which is also a gross misdemeanor.
Ten others were charged with disorderly conduct and/or trespassing. Three are St. Paul adults, three are Minneapolis juveniles, two are Roseville juveniles, one is a St. Paul juvenile, and one is a Ramsey juvenile.