Seattle Rioters Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Explosives at Officers, Businesses

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Rioters in Seattle were arrested Saturday night after breaking glass and allegedly throwing an explosive at police officers.

Q13 reports that the would-be rioters “gathered around Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill around 9 p.m.,”  then things escalated and they began destroying property.

Fox News reports that the rioters broke the window of a Starbucks coffee shop, spray-painted buildings, and allegedly threw explosives twice. They allegedly threw one explosive in the Starbucks then the other at police officers.

One of their spay painted messages said, “Save a Life, Hang a Cop.”

KIRO 7 reports that police responded to the violence by declaring the riotous gathering an “unlawful assembly.” Officers then arrested 16 people for offenses including “property destruction, assault, failure to disperse and rendering criminal assistance.”

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