Tuesday 6 December 2016

Boy charged over store announcement

Published 21/03/2010 | 20:06

A 16-year-old boy allegedly made an announcement ordering all black people to leave a Walmart store
A 16-year-old boy allegedly made an announcement ordering all black people to leave a Walmart store

A 16-year-old boy accused of making an announcement ordering all black people to leave a Walmart store in the United States has been charged with harassment and bias intimidation.

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The boy, whose name was withheld because he is a juvenile, allegedly grabbed one of the store's courtesy phones in Washington Township, New Jersey.

Police said he then calmly announced: "Attention, Walmart customers: All black people, leave the store now."

The youth was arrested on Friday and released to the custody of his parents.

Police said they did not know whether he had a lawyer.

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