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Shoe shoppers get sprayed
with mace at Hulen Mall

Star-Telegram [Fort Worth, TX], by Deanna Boyd

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Posted By:Ribicon, 12/21/2012 12:40:16 PM

Fort Worth — A rush for limited-edition tennis shoes sparked a near riot Friday morning at Hulen Mall. Sgt. Pedro Criado, a Fort Worth police spokesman, said a mall security officer and an off-duty Fort Worth police officer working security at the mall used mace during the incident after the crowd pushed through barricades and security guards, knocking down one off-duty police officer and pressing against the mall´s glass doors.(Snip) The crowd, estimated to be as large as 350 to 400 people, had apparently flocked to the mall to purchase retro Air Jordan sneakers, a re-release

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It´s high time we enacted safe and sane restrictions on the sales of shoes and to license and register these dangerous feet, which can be set off at a moment´s notice.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/21/2012 12:48:47 PM     (No. 9078019)

I´d be interested in seeing a video ... who purchases retro Air Jordan sneakers?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 12/21/2012 12:52:59 PM     (No. 9078028)

This would be hilarious if it had not hurt shoppers. Tennis shoes? Get them at WallyWorld and they are just as cheap.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: shamrock, 12/21/2012 12:57:31 PM     (No. 9078034)

I demand that Michael Jordan denounce this violence, where is he, how long will he hide? s/

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 12/21/2012 1:01:15 PM     (No. 9078038)

Police report that the bookstores were completely undisturbed, however.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/21/2012 1:09:01 PM     (No. 9078043)

Thanks, #4. Coffee cleanup now in progress.
LOL

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/21/2012 1:23:52 PM     (No. 9078068)

Heh heh #4.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 12/21/2012 1:24:01 PM     (No. 9078070)

Wheh you at? Wheh be my Air Jodans! You deh? We be goin down to da mall and get us some Air Jodan! Get odda da way whitey, we getten us sum shoes!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 12/21/2012 1:27:52 PM     (No. 9078077)

That writer needs to work on sentence structure appropriate for straightforward news articles.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: wws, 12/21/2012 2:03:58 PM     (No. 9078142)

Fun fact for the day: Hulen Mall, while it was under construction in the mid-70´s, was the site of almost all of the indoor scenes in "Logan´s Run". The closing scene, where they come out of the water, was filmed at the Water Gardens in downtown Fort Worth.

Hmm, that movie depicted a society gone mad, made up exclusively of people under the age of 30. Maybe it isn´t just the Mayans who foretold the future!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: udanja99, 12/21/2012 4:02:34 PM     (No. 9078332)

0bama voters every one no doubt. Probably buying their shoes with EBT cards while talking on their 0bamaphones.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/22/2012 12:21:20 AM     (No. 9078811)

The Wally World greeters will be glad they took their mace elsewhere.

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