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Portland police arrested more than 100 people during violent clashes this weekend — as the the Oregon city passed 100 consecutive days of Black Lives Matter protests.
The majority — 59 — were arrested Saturday as officials declared a riot as they said officers were hit with multiple firebombs, mortars and rocks.
They included some who appeared to have traveled from as far as New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona, along with two juveniles — including a 15-year-old booked into juvenile detention on charges of rioting and second-degree disorderly conduct, police said.
Some of those arrested were armed with daggers and knives — while another had what police called “a ‘wrist-rocket’ type of slingshot launching unknown objects.”
The injured included a man seen in now-viral footage catching fire during the riot. He was taken to a local hospital, police said, but no update was given on his condition.
The riot followed violence the previous night when 27 people were arrested through Saturday morning — including actor John Malkovich’s software engineer son Loewy Malkovich.
One woman with a head wound jumped out of a moving ambulance to escape arrest, police said. That suspect, Natalie Van Norman, 20, was later found at a hospital and charged with disorderly conduct, interfering with a peace officer and riot, police said.
On Sunday through early Monday, another 15 people — including two from California — were arrested as protesters lit fires and chanted “burn it down” as they neared a city precinct, police said.
The weekend saw the 100th consecutive night of protests which started three days after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis in May.
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