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More than 30 arrested as Seattle cops clear CHOP zone


More than 30 arrested as Seattle cops clear CHOP zone


SEATTLE - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an emergency order Wednesday morning directing protesters to leave the area of the CHOP, Capitol Hill Organized Protest, and Cal Anderson Park area. More than 30 protesters were arrested, police said.

Officers in riot gear moved into the area at 5:00 a.m. and issued a dispersal order over the loudspeaker.
Police said on Twitter at 9:25 a.m. that at least 31 people were arrested for failure to disperse, obstruction, resisting arrest, and assault.

"One of the arrestees, a 29-year-old man, was in possession of a large metal pipe and kitchen knife when he was taken into custody," police said.

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