Q13 Fox Seattle, “May Day 2021: More than a dozen arrested during Seattle demonstrations”

May 1, 2021

Seattle Police said they arrested fourteen people Saturday during unpermitted May Day marches for a variety of crimes from property destruction to assault and reckless driving.

Several demonstrations took place earlier in the day in the Seattle area as part of International Workers’ Day. Those marches and rallies ended peacefully.

Later in the day, Seattle Police said a group of people dressed in black was moving around downtown Seattle and the Capitol Hill neighborhood blocking traffic, and throwing objects at officers and bystanders.

Police said around 2:00 p.m. that officers arrested two people in connection with property damage at a coffee shop in Capitol Hill.

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