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New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Security guards caught beating teen at mall
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
LITHONIA, Ga. — Security guards were caught on camera beating a teenager outside a shopping mall in Georgia, WGCL reports. The incident occurred at The Mall at Stonecrest, which is about 20 miles east of downtown Atlanta. The guards can be seen in ...
Police investigating video of fight between security guards, teen at mallWSB Atlanta
Mall security guards caught on cell phone video punching teen13WMAZ
Lithonia mall security guards suspended after fight with teensAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Video shows mall security guards beating teen
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Security guards were caught on camera beating a teenager outside a shopping mall. The incident occurred at The Mall at Stonecrest, Ga., which is about 20 miles east of downtown Atlanta. The guards can be seen in the video beating the teen multiple times.
Georgia family seek arrest of Stonecrest Mall guards for punching boyThe Guardian

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BuzzFeed News

Glastonbury Security Guards Performed A Flashmob During Lionel Richie's Set ...
BuzzFeed News
2. But he was even more of a highlight thanks to festival staff performing a flashmob at the bottom of the stage as he sang “Dancing on the Ceiling”. LOVING the @GlastoFest security joining in the dancing with @LionelRichie everyone a #legend.
Lionel Richie smashes it on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury. Picture: Oli

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CBS Local

Sacramento Police Determining Whether Security Guard Was Justified In Shooting
CBS Local
SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A Sacramento County security guard claims he used his gun to shoot back after someone shot at him. The guard wasn't hit, but two people including a woman inside her home were. Sacramento Police are trying to piece ...


Suspect shot, injured by armored vehicle security guard
The armored vehicle had two security guards. One of the security guards was servicing the ATM machine, when the suspect approached the security guard and sprayed a substance in the face of the man. The suspect was shot by one of the security guards.
Suspect shot by armored truck guard during attempted robberyWFAA
Armored-truck guard shoots man outside Arlington bankFort Worth Star Telegram

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chris Abele hires pricey security guards, upgrades to full-size SUV
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Starting earlier this month, Abele hired two pricey private security guards from a California-based firm to provide protection for 50 hours of work a week. Included in the deal is the use of a GMC Yukon XL, a full-size SUV with a sticker price starting ...

Philadelphia Business Journal

Wendel Agrees to Acquire AlliedBarton Security for $1.67 Billion
New York Times
LONDON — The French investment firm Wendel said on Tuesday that it had agreed to acquire AlliedBarton Security Services, one of the largest providers of security guards in the United States, from the Blackstone Group for about $1.67 billion, including ...
Foreign firm to drop $1.67B on Conshohocken security companyPhiladelphia Business Journal
Blackstone selling security services firm for about $1.67BMontana Standard

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Willoughby police search for four people who shoplifted, attacked security ...
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio -- Willoughby police are asking for help identifying four people who stole from Target and who escaped arrest after one of them attacked a security guard. Target employees called police about 9:20 p.m. Sunday to report the incident.

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Security guards shoots and kills bar patron in Olney
Security guards shoots and kills bar patron in Olney. VIDEO: Security guard shoots patron in Olney. Philadelphia police say a security guard shot and killed a bar patron in the Olney section of Philadelphia. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" ...

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Police: Armed shoplifter fought with security guards
WARREN COUNTY -- Police say a shoplifter pulled a knife when confronted by security guards at a Warren County WalMart. The incident happened on Wednesday, when officials say Daniel Orin Moses, 32, fought with security guards after being stopped for ...

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