Protesters take over Southpark Mall in south Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) — Protesters took over Southpark Mall Thursday night, forcing shoppers to leave as stores closed early. 

According to reports on social media from the Charlotte Uprising Organization, many became angry with Chief Kerr Putney after he didn’t show up to a planned safety forum set for Thursday. 

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The group walked to halls of the mall, calling for Chief Putney to resign. 

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