Fighting in Food Court Injures Security Guard at Woodfield Mall

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Police and firefighter/paramedics from Schaumburg responded about 5:25 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2023 after a report of two fights at or near the food court in Woodfield Mall, 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg. At least two people were injured, and three juveniles were taken into custody.

NOTE: This incident date was initially reported incorrectly as having occurred on Thursday, March 23, 2023. The actual incident date and time was Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 5:25 p.m. (updated approx. 3:00 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2023).

Police officers from neighboring communities were assigned to Woodfield Mall to assist Schaumburg police officers.

One male patient was transported to a nearby hospital. A Woodfield security guard was also injured, but the security guard may have refused transportation to the hospital.

Initially there was not information available regarding whether charges were filed against three female juveniles that were taken into custody.


The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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