Build-A-Bear Chaos

Law enforcement was on hand at the Apache Mall because of the overwhelming turnout

Posted: Thu Jul 12 17:03:04 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jul 12 17:03:04 PDT 2018

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madness. who knew a stuffed toy could cause such chaos. today the popular stuffed animal chain is offering a pay your age promotion. and in rochester hundreds of people flocked to the apache mall to take part in the one day deal. build bear-vo-1 lowerthird2line:build-a-bear chaos at apache mall rochester, mn the apache mall posted on facebook saying quote "we are experiencing significantly longer than expected lines and large crowds." local authorities were at the mall assisting. just after 11 this morning the mall posted saying they closed the lines because of the overwhelming response. monique bush is the store manager. she says she wasn't expecting a turnout like this. xxx build bear-sot-1 lowerthird2line:monique bush manager, build-a-bear we got here at 8 and we already had the whole stand here waiting. people had lawn chairs pinic chairs-ipads and pencils were ready. monique says because of the success today they are considering doing it again next year and working out a better plan to handle the crowd.
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