Gay pride partiers turn violent in Seattle, break windows and ATM machines
A “gay pride” event in Seattle turned violent early Sunday morning as police broke up a mob reportedly smashing windows and bank ATM machines. The event, called “Queers F*****g Queers” was supposed to be the “event of pride weekend,” according to a post at pugetsoundanarchists.org, who described it as:
A night that was intended for queers and their allies to dance their hearts out, and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that the night was theirs.
The Seattle police department reported that “several hundred people” at Broadway and E. Pike were in the street engaging in apparent random acts of violence and property damage.
According to the police report:
The known property damage for this incident included the front plate glass window of the a luxury car dealership, the front plate glass window of Clothing Apparel Store (Broadway and E. John), and damage to two patrol vehicles (shattered windows and dents).
Two suspects reportedly picked up a street barricade and threw it into the roadway. One of the two suspects was arrested. An eyewitness wrote that one of the alleged anarchists had taken a pick axe to an ATM machine.
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