Physical Violence, Injuries at Anti-MILO Riots at UC Berkeley

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A man with a bloodied face appeared on livestream claiming to have been punched during anti-MILO riots at UC Berkeley. Masked protesters were also caught on video attacking attendees with thrown objects and protest signs.

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The man appeared on video with a bloodied face, alleging that he was attacked by a protester. In the background, a rioter can be heard yelling “if you f**k with us, we’ll f**k with you.”

Later, on BuzzFeed’s live video stream, protesters could be seen attacking people with flagpoles and hurling objects at them.

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BuzzFeed’s reporter noted that one man was spotted “bleeding profusely.” Splatters of blood were spotted on the plaza where the protest took place.

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Violence at the event began after the arrival of a large number of masked “anti-fascist” protesters, who immediately stormed police barricades and lit fires.

Police have issued a dispersal warning, declaring the protest an unlawful assembly, and are bringing in additional resources.

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