Arrests made in firecracker scare at Hamilton Place Mall

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police arrest three people they say are behind the fireworks scare at a local mall the day after Christmas.

Police say four people were involved in the incident at the Hamilton Place Mall, but they have these three in custody. They are Darrisha “Resse” Leshaye Landmon, Diamond Monique Jones, and Garrian “Big G” King.

Shoppers panicked when the firecrackers went off at the Victoria’s Secret Pink store around 4:45 Monday afternoon.

Police say the suspects lit the firecrackers as a way to possibly cover up shoplifting.

The department held a press conference about the incident late Friday morning.

Categories: Chattanooga, Crime, Local News

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