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What Not To Do Around The Bucket Boys

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The “Bucket Boys” are small groups of young African-American men who sit outside Wrigley Field after Cubs games and pound on plastic buckets as if they were drums, hoping people will give them a few bucks as they leave the ballpark.

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Frankly, they’re really annoying.

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Three young people who were attending Friday’s Cubs game pushed and punched some other men who told the Bucket Boys they had to stop because they didn’t have a license to perform.

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Unfortunately for the people from Indiana, the people they attacked were off-duty Chicago police officers:

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Andrew Lazo, 24, Joseph Reaves, 28, and his sister Katie Reaves, 30 — all from South Bend — were charged with aggravated battery of a peace officer and spent the weekend in jail.

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Lazo got angry, started shouting, shoved one of the cops and punched the other, while Joseph Reaves punched a cop in the back of the head and his sister joined in the melee.

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Kids, don’t do this. Just walk on by. And wear earplugs if you need to.