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Police respond to threats of another 'purge'

Police respond to threats of another 'purge'

Responding to social media rumors about another planned "purge" Tuesday afternoon, police guarded shopping centers and malls around Baltimore city and county, but the threats were unfounded. Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson said that his agency deemed none of the threats credible, but deployed police around the county just to be sure. "Purge" is a reference to a movie in which crime is made legal. Given the frustration still simmering across West Baltimore, one young man walking through the parking lot of Security Square Mall in Woodlawn said the threat was still serious. "It could happen at any time," said Alex Winfield, a 22-year-old Woodlawn...

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