George Floyd riots: National Guard called as protests and vandalism stretch into sixth day
A state of emergency has been declared in LA as riots continue across the United States.
Nine News’ Alexis Daish is there and told Gareth Parker on Mornings police choppers are now flying overhead in Santa Monica. She says LA is under a curfew and there are still some loiters left on the streets here but police have really ramped up their resources.
Santa Monica right now: police cars getting trashed and armoured vehicles on standby as looting becomes more violent – young men armed with metal poles walking the streets.@9NewsAUS pic.twitter.com/cuC2xBIkrH
— Alexis Daish (@LexiDaish) June 1, 2020
She says tensions boiling between these looters and police officers on the ground but the question remains whether things turn violence once the sun goes down.
— Amelia Adams (@AmeliaAdams9) June 1, 2020
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