Antifa Assaults Small Child, Cops During May Day Riot in Seattle
Police declared the demonstration a riot
Antifa May Day protests descended into a riot after members of the violent far-left group assaulted cops and a small child, according to reports.
Police declared the demonstration a riot as the protesters marched into the streets committing crimes.
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
The May Day demonstration in Cal Anderson Park in Seattle began Saturday evening.
The Seattle Police Department noted the protest turned violent after the group began throwing flares, bottles, eggs, paint, and a bag filled with an unidentified liquid.
Independent journalist Katie Daviscourt tweeted a video of police following the marchers.
The Seattle Police Department announced the group of marchers assaulted a small child and they will be attempting to arrest the suspect.— Katie Daviscourt🇺🇸 (@KatieDaviscourt) May 1, 2021
The group has committed multiple crimes. pic.twitter.com/lEmQQfIMoU
Later in the video, someone is heard saying a small child was assaulted.
But the person who committed the assault was unable to be identified, Daviscourt reported.
Update on Antifa’s assault of a small child at today’s May Day march in Seattle: SPD attempted to identify the suspect but failed to do so. Therefore, no arrest was made on the individual during the March.— Katie Daviscourt🇺🇸 (@KatieDaviscourt) May 2, 2021
Seattle police made arrests after the crowd refused an order to disperse.
Multiple arrests have been made at Cal Anderson after an Antifa militant threw water at myself. pic.twitter.com/UtzQXKz3Qt— Katie Daviscourt🇺🇸 (@KatieDaviscourt) May 1, 2021
A man under arrest is being carried out by Seattle PD. pic.twitter.com/e7axuawWGI— Katie Daviscourt🇺🇸 (@KatieDaviscourt) May 2, 2021
Later, Seattle police announced they had arrested four people at Cal Anderson Park.
Officers have made four arrests at Cal Anderson Park. More details as they become available.— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) May 2, 2021