JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The owners of the Mall at Turtle Creek have released a statement following recent threats on malls across the country.
Region 8 News received a statement from Rouse Properties on the subject of security at the Jonesboro mall:
"The safety and security of our shoppers, employees and retailers is our top priority. We are well aware of the potential threat to malls across the globe and are closely monitoring the situation. In addition to working with law enforcement officials, we have strict security measures in place to respond to and mitigate potential threats. To help ensure a safe environment we encourage shoppers to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity to security officers or the police."
Over the weekend it was reported that Somalia-based Al-Shabaab released a video calling for attacks on malls in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom.