Twitchy told you earlier this evening about the squad of citizen superheroes patrolling the streets of Seattle as anarchists and hooligans ramped up their May Day shenanigans.
Things took a turn for the worse tonight, as expected. The Seattle Police Department documented the mischief and mayhem on Twitter. At first, things were light-hearted:
But the left-wing May Day mob went from Silly String … to broken windows:
To metal bars and hurled water bottles:
Next targets: The media.
Here come the metal pipes:
Police being targeted:
The police have now fired blast balls (flash bangs) and “OC” (pepper spray) to try and disperse the mob. Twitchy will continue to monitor and update.
Update: Photos from the chaos in downtown Seattle.
Here’s the Seattle PD’s wrap-up.
This year there were 17 arrests.
Editor’s note: The title of this post has been updated to reflect the new arrest tally.