BALTIMORE — A building for a Baltimore police union was vandalized as demonstrators spent the weekend marching in opposition to racial injustice and in solidarity with protesters in Portland, Oregon.
Individuals inside a bunch of almost 100 demonstrators spray-painted the Fraternal Order of Police Baltimore Metropolis Lodge 3 building and sidewalks on Saturday night time with anti-police messages, The Baltimore Solar reported. A standoff occurred between demonstrators and police as soon as officers on the job and autos arrived on the scene. A Baltimore police helicopter hovered over the scene, and the gang ultimately dispersed, based on the newspaper.
The demonstrations have been one in every of a number of held in Maryland’s largest metropolis on Saturday, persevering with weeks of nationwide unrest because the dying of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Could 25. Protests even have emerged in cities in response to a showdown between protesters and US brokers on the federal courthouse in Portland.
One other demonstration on Saturday in Baltimore was organized by conservatives and supporters of President Donald Trump. The occasion criticized ways of protesters and demonstration organizers throughout the nation.