A flash mob at was stopped as it began Saturday after mall management told the group not to stand on a table.
A news release from Strongsville police said they learned about a flash mob set for 5 p.m. at the mall and organized by Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly.
Someone identifying himself as Machine Gun Kelly posted messages on Twitter about the planned flash mob in the last few days.
But police said members of the group stood on a table near the railing in the second-floor food court. Mall management asked them them get down, and when they did not comply, the group was removed from the mall.
Several people were charged with disorderly conduct, a minor misdemeanor, the press release said.
There is video of someone who appears to be Machine Gun Kelly, whose real name is Colson Baker, being led out of the mall in handcuffs. The video also shows a scuffle between a man and mall security, and a crowd of people yelling.
Here is the link to the You Tube video.
The rapper's fans have posted comments about the incident on his Facebook page.
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