DC protesters tackle man ripping up sidewalk with hammer, hand him to police
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC / Storyful) - Protesters in the District tackled a masked man to the ground during Sunday's George Floyd rally as he destroyed a portion of a sidewalk to obtain bricks.
A group of unknown men tackled the masked suspect to prevent him from “provoking” police, according to Storyful.
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In the video, protesters are seen restraining him and handing the shaggy gray haired individual over to nearby police.
The nation’s capital witnessed a rage-filled escalation of initial peaceful protests turned violent over the weekend as hundreds marched in solidarity, calling for justice and an end to police brutality following the death of George Floyd.
In response to the mayhem that escalated in violence, vandalism and looting, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended a two-day curfew that will go into effect Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
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