Protesters Break Windows, ATMs In Downtown Oakland
OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — Police say activists protesting capitalism broke windows and vandalized ATMs at several banks in downtown Oakland.
Oakland police say no one was arrested and no injuries were reported after a protest march turned violent Friday night.
About 50 protesters caused damage at the branches of several banks, including Bank of America, California Bank & Trust, Chase Bank, Union Bank and Wells Fargo Bank.
The newspaper says the protesters also shattered a window pane at the landmark Tribune Tower, the former home of the Oakland Tribune.
The protest was billed as an “Anti-Capitalist Rally & March Against Police Repression” and was organized by the Bay Area Radical Action Committee.
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