A violent mob set fire to a justice center construction site in Seattle, Washington, reports say.
The group of rioters also set fire to a local Starbucks, which is housed on the ground floor of an apartment building.
KIRO-TV reported that “thousands of people” peacefully gathered in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on Saturday morning in a demonstration of solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests in Portland.
The Starbucks is on the ground floor of an apartment complex. The media does not show you the full picture because they don’t want you to realize Antifa set homes on fire in Seattle. pic.twitter.com/GPM1MnLjZL
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) July 26, 2020
The tenor of the protest quickly change, and began to spiral out of control by afternoon.
Angry protesters, bent on destruction, reportedly set to a construction site at the King County Youth Service Center/Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center by Saturday evening.
In a statement, the Seattle Police Department said, “Approximately a dozen people … entered a construction site at the facility, set fire to portable trailers and other equipment, and broke out windows on personal vehicles in the area and court facilities.” – READ MORE
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