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Police respond to ‘active incident’ at Mall of America in Minnesota



Police say they have responded to an ‘active incident’ at the Mall of America in Minnesota.

The mall is under lockdown due to a confirmed isolated incident in a tenant space, according to a tweet from mall officials.

People inside the mall have been asked to remain in the closest secure location until the lockdown is lifted by authorities,

“Mall of America is currently under lockdown. There is a confirmed isolated incident in a tenant space. Please remain in the closest secure location until the lockdown has been lifted. Please stay tuned for additional updates,” they tweeted.

The mall, the largest in the United States, is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, and has more than 520 retail stores and 50 restaurants, as well as an indoor theme park and aquarium.

“We are currently working an active incident inside Mall of America on the northwest side. Numerous officers are on scene. We will update when we have more information,” tweeted Bloomington Police Department.

More details to follow



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