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August 17th Media Update
The demonstration in downtown Portland has now been declared a civil disturbance. Individuals gathered in the SW Park and Morrison area must now leave the area immediately.
Demonstrations have been underway for nearly six hours. More than a thousand individuals have gathered in and around the downtown area, taking part in these events.
For more than four hours, several hundred demonstrators have gathered in and around the downtown area. We will release details about law enforcement actions later in the day but at this time we are aware of at least four arrests.
At least three arrests related to today’s demonstrations.
Individuals are trying to infiltrate opposing groups.
Demonstrators have begun gathering in Portland. Police have confiscated some weapons.
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