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Leaders concerned after mall fight video

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Community leaders say they are concerned by the violence in a video of a fight at the Albany Mall.

Police say at least three people threw punches.

Stop The Violence leaders say the video sends a bad message to kids that violence settles arguments.

"Problems happen, but we can't continue to promote it through social media or any media entity, to make it look like this as good or okay," said Bishop Victor Powell with Stop The Violence.

Police arrested 37-year-old Tamika Barkley, who police said is the mother of one of the women suspected of starting the fight.

Officers also arrested 21-year-old Christopher Jones, seen in the video dressed as a woman, who police said was yelling and provoking the fight.

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