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CleanGreenFuture Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-05-11 10:52 AM
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Scare at Wisconsin State Fair: witnesses describe mobs, some people claim racially-charged attacks
Edited on Fri Aug-05-11 10:58 AM by CleanGreenFuture
WEST ALLIS - Witnesses tell Newsradio 620 WTMJ and TODAY'S TMJ4 of a mob of young people attacking innocent fair-goers at the end of the opening night of State Fair, with some callers claiming a racially-charged scene.

Milwaukee Police confirmed there were assaults outside the fair.

Witnesses' accounts claim everything from dozens to hundreds of young black people beating white people as they left State Fair Thursday night.

Authorities have not given official estimates of the number of people involved in the attacks.

"It looked like they were just going after white guys, white people," said Norb Roffers of Wind Lake in an interview with Newsradio 620 WTMJ. He left the State Fair Entrance near the corner of South 84th Street and West Schlinger Avenue in West Allis.

Read more: http://www.todaystmj4.com/news/local/126825018.html
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