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Molotov Cocktails Thrown at East Precinct Tuesday Night, No Damage, No Injuries

On Tuesday, September 1st, at approximately 9:20 PM, a large group of individuals protesting in the area of Cal Anderson Park made their way to the East Precinct and threw bags of garbage and Molotov Cocktails at the building. There were officers inside the precinct when the bottles were thrown against the building and ignited. The crowd broke up after the incendiary devices were thrown.

Officers extinguished the fire. Detectives from the Arson Bomb Squad responded and recovered evidence from three incendiary devices. Arson detectives, along with the FBI and ATF will conduct the follow up investigation.

There was no damage to the building, no injuries to any officers, and there were no arrests.