Minneapolis Police Station Torched Amid George Floyd Protest

Police evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, before protesters entered the building.

  • Published 29 May 2020

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Rumors are surging in the wake of George Floyd’s death and resulting protests against police violence and racial injustice in the United States. Stay informed. Read our special coverage, contribute to support our mission, and submit any tips or claims you see here. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thick smoke hovered over Minneapolis on Friday, hours after cheering protesters torched a police station that officers abandoned as a third night of violent protests flared over the death… Read at AP News