A large throng of agitators descended on the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago on Saturday and brawled with police in the streets.
Multiple videos show police being attacked and some protesters actually intervening to protect them.
— NYIA BLM (@hobivus) May 30, 2020
Outnumbered officers were on the ground as rioters attacked, throwing objects and punching them.
One officer was on the ground when agitators ripped off his bulletproof vest. A female officer was dragged several feet.
Some protesters attempted to calm the chaotic situation.
Aerial video showed an all-out brawl in the middle of an intersection.
— WGN TV News (@WGNNews) May 30, 2020
Another video showed rioters attacking a heavily graffitied police vehicle as it made its way through a crowd:
— Jaeden (@jaedenhowell) May 30, 2020
Rioters, many dressed in black, shoved a security barrier under the truck as others pounded on it. One person smashed the lights with a crowbar. Some threw objects.
The side was spraypainted to read, “Chicago Lies.”
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