The Examiner examiner.net 29 Dec, 2020 19:00 am

Independence Center

Those arrested or cited included six adults and four juveniles. Four of the adults are parents or guardians of unaccompanied teens who were at the mall and were charged,

, police said, and a half-hour later IPD posted on social media: “If you left a child (under 18) at the Independence Center, come get them now.” Police said mall security decided to close the mall at about 6:30 p.Four of the adults are parents or guardians of unaccompanied teens who were at the mall and were charged, Independence Police said, and they were cited for endangering the welfare of a minor.Two young adults cited had been with a group of juveniles, police said, and all four juveniles cited had Kansas City addresses.

Police arrested or cited 10 people after “multiple large disturbances and fights with juveniles” Saturday at Independence Center, stemming from a few hundred unaccompanied teens, leading mall management to close early.This is at the request of mall management.

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