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Crime Seattle protests: 16 arrested after protesters throw explosives and rocks at police

06:41  26 july  2020
06:41  26 july  2020 Source:   cnn.com

NYPD chief and 3 officers injured following clash with protesters

  NYPD chief and 3 officers injured following clash with protesters Three New York Police Department officers sustained "serious injuries" following a clash with protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, according to a tweet from the department. © Lev Radin/SIPA/AP BLM protesters confront police at the Jericho The Power of Prayer rally and march against gun violence at City Hall in New York on July 15, 2020. Pro-police clergy and law enforcement led rally started in Brooklyn at Cadman Plaza and concluded at City Hall. Protesters from Black Lives Matter interrupted peaceful rally first on Brooklyn Bridge and at City Hall.

Police said protesters were throwing rocks , bottles and fireworks at the officers. Nightly protests since the police killing of George Floyd Minneapolis had dwindled in recent weeks but were reinvigorated in the wake of federal action in the Portland protests and after Washington Gov.

SEATTLE , WASHINGTON - Seattle police declared a riot Saturday following large Via Twitter, police said they had made multiple arrests and were "investigating a possible explosive damage" Earlier, protesters in Seattle broke through a fence where a youth detention facility was being built

Seattle protesters threw large rocks, bottles, fireworks and other explosives at officers Saturday, police said. Others set fire to a portable trailer and a construction site, police said in a series of tweets. They described the protests as riots.

a group of people walking down the street talking on a cell phone: Demonstrators are met by a line of police officers at a protest in Seattle on Saturday. © Ted S. Warren/AP Demonstrators are met by a line of police officers at a protest in Seattle on Saturday.

At least 16 people have been arrested on charges of assaulting officers, obstruction and failure to disperse, police said. Three officers have been injured, including one who was hospitalized with a leg injury caused by an explosive.

Seattle rioters seen damaging, looting stores; police say fire sparked at precinct, officer hospitalized

  Seattle rioters seen damaging, looting stores; police say fire sparked at precinct, officer hospitalized At least two people were arrested in Seattle and a police officer is in the hospital Sunday after a march through downtown devolved into property damage and looting, police say. © Provided by FOX News Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Police said Sunday evening the demonstrators had broken out several windows of the East Precinct, then threw a device into the lobby that ignited a small fire. The fire was later extinguished and no injuries were reported, police said. The demonstration started between 2 and 3 p.m. near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Pine Street.

Protesters in Seattle have clashed with the officers, vandalised several buildings and set fire to a construction site for a county juvenile detention facility After a group of protesters set fire to the King County facility construction site, police have issued “dispersal orders and deployed less-lethal

Seattle politicians consider defunding police department amid outbreak of violence at protest . On Sunday, an armed driver barreled toward protesters SEATTLE — Political leaders made moves Monday toward defunding the city’s police department in the aftermath of violence here over the

The other two officers were treated and have returned to duty, police said.

The city has been grappling with protester-police violence for weeks since the formation of the CHOP territory -- named for the neighborhood and once called the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. The CHOP began as a way for demonstrators began protesting and calling for justice in the death of George Floyd.

Police cleared the zone on July 1. Three days later, a protester was killed during a demonstration.

NYPD uses unmarked van to arrest woman accused of damaging police cameras .
The New York Police Department explained why a female protester was grabbed off the street and put into an unmarked van on Tuesday, following questions and a backlash on social media. © Provided by FOX News Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The woman in question was wanted for damaging police cameras. "In regard to a video on social media that took place at 2 Ave & 25 St, a woman taken into custody in an unmarked van was wanted for damaging police cameras during 5 separate criminal incidents in & around City Hall Park," an NYPD News tweet read.

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