Photos: Portland riot following George Floyd vigil

Crime

The violence erupted around 10 p.m.

Protesters broke into the Chase Bank in downtown Portland and set a fire inside following a vigil for George Floyd, May 29, 2020 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Hours after a peaceful vigil for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man killed by police earlier this week, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Portland, smashing windows, tagging buildings and entering the Justice Center downtown and setting a fire.

Protesters later broke into Pioneer Place Mall and began looting.

Portland police later declared the protest officially was a riot.

Eventually, a Rolex store was broken into as was the Apple store and a Chase Bank.

This story will be updated.

Portland protesters break into Justice Center, march through streets

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