200-Teen Brawl Shuts Down Louisiana Mall
Social media 'meet and greet' becomes meet and beat
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 7, 2013 12:03 AM CST
Police outside the Mall of Louisiana.   (cboro564)

(Newser) – A battle royale in Baton Rouge caused a stampede and forced the Mall of Louisiana to close early on Saturday night. Police say up to 200 teens who showed up for a "meet and greet" organized via Instagram instead ended up brawling in the food court and outside the mall, the Advocate reports. Deputies and mall security officers managed to corral the teens until their parents arrived to pick them up. No injuries were reported, but police plan to charge the instigators. “This is about the craziest thing I ever seen,” says a witness.

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bubbahotep
Jan 7, 2013 10:51 PM CST
Oh, those crazy kids. All over a shortage of Cabbage Patch Dolls.
MattB
Jan 7, 2013 4:12 PM CST
I have noticed that even with a thousand miles of seperation & generations of being able to speak & think freely - they do not seem to differ much than say the ones still in the homeland. I mean look they cannot even hold together 1 stable country in an entire continent there & here they cannot even keep a communial place safe for themselves or others, do we really expect them to be able to control themselves or act like civil people?
HANKHILL
Jan 7, 2013 1:10 PM CST
damn some people have all the fun!