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Protest at Brockton police station escalates

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Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan listened to protest attendees during his Wednesday morning press conference:

A Brockton Dunkin’ was vandalized and a fire was set inside (in the Enterprise Facebook Live below, you can see the small fire extinguish after about 2 minutes — the fire starts around the 2:40 mark):

More reports from the city:

The Enterprise was live again on Facebook:

Dunkin set on fire: It’s getting intense with remaining demonstrators and army of police and National Guard troops in downtown Brockton

Posted by The Enterprise of Brockton on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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The Enterprise went live from Brockton on Facebook:

Police pushed back protesters with tear gas canisters, as some people throwing projectiles and firing fireworks at cops in downtown Brockton

Posted by The Enterprise of Brockton on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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More fireworks are being directed at police:

The situation at the Brockton police station reportedly dissipated after police deployed more tear gas and ‘moved in’:

More reports of authorities deploying tear gas, as well as reports of protesters throwing objects at law enforcement and breaking windows nearby:

WCVB is reporting that a firework was thrown at authorities at the police station, and law enforcement has fired projectiles and tear gas at protesters:

The National Guard is reportedly on scene:

The apparent escalation follows peaceful protests earlier Tuesday in the city:

https://twitter.com/Enterprise_Marc/status/1267906786423648257

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