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Watchwoman:   Headline reads – Motive Unclear In Attack By Group Of Teens On 16th Street Mall.  Hello!  Anybody home upstairs in the common sense, gray matter, rational brain department?  The motive is only unclear to biased, fearful, cowardly, PC news people who write these misleading headlines.  Real, rational people, like you, can figure it out with half your brain tied behind your back! ▬  Donna Calvin


Motive Unclear In Attack By Group Of Teens On 16th Street Mall

DENVER (CBS4) – Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down a large group of violent teenagers.

The 16th Street Mall is a pedestrian and transit mall in Denver, Colorado. The mall, 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) long, runs along 16th Street in downtown Denver, from Wewatta Street (at Union Station) to the intersection of 16th Avenue and Broadway (at Civic Center Station). It is home to over 300 locally owned/chain stores, over 50 restaurants, and the Denver Pavilions.

They say 10 to 15 young people — described as black or Hispanic and both male and female — attacked four white men on the 16th Street Mall at about 10:45 p.m. on Sunday.

Denver police say the men were standing on the mall near Arapahoe when they were approached by the group. After a conversation, the group turned violent and they attacked the men.

CRIME BULLETIN: View The Document From Denver Police

Authorities say the attacks could have been gang related or racially motivated.

In 2009 a similar series of attacks took place near downtown, on the 16th Street Mall and in surrounding areas. The victims were usually white or Hispanic and the suspects were black. Surveillance video captured one of the attacks on camera.

Many of those arrested in connection with the assaults were known to have ties with street gangs. Police said some or all of those attacks may have a kind of gang initation.

Police will confirm that in this weekend’s case the victims were not robbed, which narrows down the list of motives somewhat.

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