CEDAR FALLS — A dad or mum’s publish about allegations of fights exterior of The Falls Aquatic Heart, together with images of individuals gathered within the car parking zone, sparked a flurry of feedback and a response from the Cedar Falls mayor saying town was “rising police presence” on the pool.
The Cedar Falls mom’s publish Wednesday night, which has since been deleted, obtained 165 feedback and was shared a few dozen occasions as of Thursday afternoon.
The Cedar Falls resident alleged “most likely 30 adults, teenagers and little children” have been “in a fist struggle exterior,” and mentioned that she felt “disgusted” she paid for a season cross for her household.
She included two images, together with one among cops and a squad automotive, within the car parking zone of The Falls, including she had “by no means felt angrier leaving our good public pool.”
“Do me a favor and go elsewhere. Steer clear of The Falls,” the girl wrote, tagging the aquatic heart’s web page. “Inexcusable to have my little ladies watch this as we have been attempting to get to our automotive.”
One picture reveals a couple of half-dozen Black individuals close to a automotive, and the opposite reveals a police squad automotive and at the very least two members of legislation enforcement talking with a bunch of principally Black individuals within the car parking zone.
In a public publish Thursday afternoon, Cedar Falls Mayor Rob Inexperienced mentioned he understood the pool and the youngsters that frequent it may “be a bit rowdy,” however current incidents rose to a extra “disturbing” stage.