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10 year olds armed with phone books

From EveryBlock Chicago:

Location: Sheridan & Thorndale
“While walking home Monday I was suddenly hit extremely hard on the back of my lower leg. I turned and saw two young (10-12 year old?) African American girls running away and two still packaged phone books they’d hurled at me. I’d just noticed them across the street walking south less than a minute before and had noted they’d looked like nice young girls so I was completely shocked at the assault, and that they’d gone out of their way to do it. Although this was probably the kind of mischief that children engage in and later regret, do be extra aware and hopefully, this is not a trend…”


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