Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd death protests

Demonstrators have torched a Minneapolis police station as three days of violent protests spread over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck.

A city police spokesman confirmed that staff had evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, “in the interest of the safety of our personnel”.

Live-streamed video showed the protesters then entering the building, where fire...
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2020-05-29 11:35
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