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100 People March to PPA Office, Set Multiple Fires, Riot Declared, One Arrested

April 14, 2021 00:39

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On Tuesday, April 13, 2020, a group gathered in Kenton Park located in 8417 North Brandon Avenue at about 9:15 p.m. A "direct action" event was publicized earlier in the day on social media discouraging streaming (video broadcasting in real time) and "peace police." A similarly publicized event the evening prior drew an estimated 200 participants and devolved into a riot at a police facility (See prior news releases).

A group of about 100 people gathered in the area of Kenton Park. At about 9:40 p.m., the group started marching towards the Portland Police Association building, on North Lombard Street. They blocked traffic and had several support vehicles with them and people began shooting fireworks into the air.

Upon arrival at the building, someone from the group started a

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