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Mall of America ferris wheel shut down after incident

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The ferris wheel at the Mall of America has been shut down Saturday after an incident.

No injuries were reported, but mall security is having to take people off of the ride, according to a mall spokesperson.

The mall spokesperson said the ride experienced problems with weight distribution earlier in the day Saturday, according to KARE 11.

The mall says the ride will be shut down the rest of the day.

KSTP reports mall security had to employ alternative means to get people off the ride as a safety precaution.

No further details have been made available.

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