12/23/2011 10:56 am ET

Release Of Air Jordans Prompts Crowd Control At Area Malls

WASHINGTON - Extra cops had to be called out Friday morning for crowd control at area malls, but not because of holiday shoppers making the mad rush to stores. Crowd control has been needed because of the release of the new Air Jordan XI Concord shoes.

The shoes are identical to the ones first introduced in 1996.

Starting at 2:02 a.m., police started dispatching officers for crowd control.

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