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Minneapolis Police Flee Precinct as Protesters Forcibly Enter and 'Ignite Several Fires'

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Protesters have gathered across Minneapolis following outrage sparked by the death of George Floyd.
Minneapolis police officers fled a precinct in the city after it was stormed by protesters and fires were lighted inside the building.
Images and footage from the scene show fires burning inside the 3rd Precinct building, after demonstrators forced their way in last night. The station was evacuated “in the interest of the safety of our personnel,” authorities said in a statement.
The statement added: “Protesters forcibly entered the building and have ignited several fires.”
Protesters had earlier surrounded the building, while police used tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to disperse demonstrators.

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