Police in Seattle declared an Antifa May Day protest to be a riot after marchers reportedly assaulted cops and a small child. The rioters continued, marching into the streets committing crimes.
Antifa began a May Day demonstration in Cal Anderson Park in Seattle on Saturday evening, according to a tweet from the Seattle Police Department. The protest became violent as Antifa began throwing flares, bottles, eggs, paint, and a bag filled with an unidentified liquid.
Group now approaching Cal Anderson Park. Crowd has thrown flares, bottles, eggs, paint and a bag of unidentified liquid at officers. pic.twitter.com/kGiMvtw74Q
— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) May 1, 2021
Independent journalist Katie Daviscourt tweeted a video showing police following the marchers and saying someone in the crowd had assaulted a small child a few minutes earlier.
The Seattle Police Department announced the group of marchers assaulted a small child and