Attention Wal-Mart Customers: Teen Suspected in Previous Racist Announcement


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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS/AP) The teen who allegedly made the "Attention, Wal-Mart customers: All black people leave the store now" announcement has been charged in a similar incident that occurred at the same store just after Christmas.

The 16-year-old Atlantic County boy was charged last week with harassment and bias intimidation for the March 14 incident.

Washington Township police said the teen did the same thing Dec. 28 at the same Gloucester County store. Police were not notified of the incident at the time, but this week store officials turned over surveillance video to police.

Wal-Mart has apologized and claims they've made changes to the store's intercom system to prevent future incidents.

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