Portland Anarchists Rioting During May Day March – Portland PD Tells All Peaceful Participants To GTFO
Portland PD has told the crowd that remains that they are subject to arrest and the use of force including riot control agents and impact weapons.
Anarchists in the crowd have also been observed with pepper spray and Tasers.
UPDATE: The anarchists are getting more confrontational, setting off smoke bombs and appear like they are getting ready to fight the police officers.
UPDATE: Officers have rushed the anarchists and are pushing them back. Three people were just arrested and appeared to resist.
UPDATE: Anarchists are smashing windows and throwing flares inside of the buildings in an apparent attempt to set them on fire. More arrests as the group continues to run ahead of the police.
Anybody with photos or information about the people attacking officers or committing acts of vandalism are being asked to e-mail them to CrimeTips@portlandoregon.gov
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