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:

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The Enterprise went live from Brockton on Facebook:

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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:

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