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Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match
Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match

As Mexico and the Netherlands face off in their World Cup match in Brazil on Sunday morning, Los Angeles police and sheriff’s deputies plan to increase patrols in Huntington Park in preparation for a potential repeat of the unruly behavior that erupted last week when Mexico defeated Croatia. A three-block stretch along Pacific Boulevard -- Huntington Park’s main business corridor -- was closed to traffic between Florence and Gage avenues at 9 a.m., the start time for the Round 16 match. The closure was ordered out of concern for public safety because officials do not want anyone to get hurt or any businesses to be damaged by "exuberant” behavior, said Michael Chee, a spokesman for the...

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