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Yala joyriding group blacklisted & cannot visit any national park for three years

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The individuals & vehicles involved in reckless joyriding inside the Yala National Park have been blacklisted.The Director General of Wildlife told News 1st that these individuals and vehicles cannot enter any National Park in Sri Lanka for three years.The guides who accompanied the group in a fleet of vehicles who operated recklessly inside the Yala National Park, and the Park Rangers who failed to control the situation were interdicted, said Minister Mahinda Amaraweera on Tuesday (26).Several videos of a fleet of vehicles entering the Yala National Park and doing doughnuts inside the park premises harassing the wildlife went viral on social media, attracting widespread condemnation from netizens.Sri Lanka's Ministry of Agriculture in a statement said that Minister Mahinda Amaraweera had instructed to immediately take action against against those involved in the incident.In addition, the Minister had requested the Inspector General of Police to arrest them irrespective of their status and position.The Minister added that steps will be taken to blackslist such individuals and vehicles from entering the Yala National Park.On Monday (24), The Department of Wildlife said that strict legal action will be taken against individuals who cause harm or harassment to the wild animals inside the Yala National Park.Director General of Wildlife Chandana Sooriyabandara told News 1st that Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has given clear instructions to institute immediate legal action against all individuals who had caused harm to wild animals using vehicles inside the Yala National Park.He said the Department of Wildlife is in possession of the information regarding such people, and the necessary evidence to take

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FBI searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in North Philadelphia - fox29.com - county Park - county Wells - city Fargo, county Wells - city Center
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FBI searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in North Philadelphia
The FBI is looking for a suspect who they say robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in North Philadelphia on Monday.  PHILADELPHIA - The FBI and the Philadelphia Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating the person who allegedly robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in North Philadelphia on Monday afternoon.At around 12:55 p.m., authorities say the suspect entered the bank on North Broad Street, waited in line, approached the teller, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, police said the suspect fled the area on foot and was last seen heading south on Broad Street.MORE HEADLINESDA: 14-year-old charged in connection with fatal shooting of Philadelphia Parks and Rec employeeMan, 23, charged in police-involved shooting outside a Center City nightclub, police sayEgg Harbor City man sentenced on sex assault and endangerment of 2 childrenPolice describe the subject as a man, about 5'10-5'11 tall, thin build, wearing a blue, white, and green plaid shirt, black pants, black cap with "Philadelphia" on it, black face mask, and white shoes, carrying a blue duffel bag. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and police are urging anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect to call th FBI or the Violent Crimes Task force at 215-418-4000, or go to tips.fbi.gov.A reward is being offered for information leading to the suspect's capture. 
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DA: 14-year-old charged in connection with fatal shooting of Philadelphia Parks and Rec employee
PHILADELPHIA - A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a Philadelphia parks and rec employee, the Philadelphia District Attorney announced. According to authorities, Tiffany Fletcher, 40, was preparing to welcome students to the Mill Creek Recreation Center after school when she got stuck in the crossfire of a shootout between two groups on Friday. PREVIOUS: Philadelphia rec center worker shot and killed, 14-year-old in custody, police sayPolice released new details about the investigation in Da Larry Krasner's weekly gun crimes press conference. Officials say 16th District officers heard gunshots in the area of the 4700 block of Brown Street Friday afternoon, around 1:30 p.m.Responding officers saw people running and officers chased and arrested a 14-year-old man on Perry Street, Commissioner Danielle Outlaw announced. A detective later recovered a 9mm ghost gun loaded with one round in the chamber and one round in the magazine from a trash can on Perry Street, according to officials. As the teen was arrested, other officers located Fletcher suffering from gunshot wounds to both sides of her body on Brown Street. Outlaw says after being shot, Fletcher ran to a nearby business, where they tried to tend to her wounds. Fletcher was transported to Presbyterian Hospital, where she died from her injuries, authorities said. Police say she was outside of the recreation center when she was caught in the crossfire between the 14-year-old and at least one other person.
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