Mall of America ride operator charged after allegedly groping woman

- An 18-year-old Minneapolis man, who was working as a ride operator at the Mall of America, has been charged for allegedly groping a woman on a ride.

According to a criminal complaint, Amin Isse Mohamed is charged with criminal sexual conduct in the fifth degree, a gross misdemeanor. 

On Sunday, a woman and her son got on the Big Rigs ride, according to Bloomington police. The court documents say the woman reported Mohamed reached his hand with his palm up and middle finger extended between her legs and groped her vagina. The safety buckle for the ride was by her left hip and was not close to her crotch.

The woman made the complaint and police arrested Mohamed.

Mall of America officials confirmed Mohamed is no longer employed by the mall and will no longer be allowed on the property.

Mall of America statement:

"On Sunday, November 12 an adult customer lodged a complaint against a ride operator. Immediate action was taken after receiving the complaint. The team member was arrested by Bloomington Police and escorted off property. This team member will not be allowed on Mall of America property pending the outcome of a police investigation."

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