Protesters smashed windows at two banks and a Hooters restaurant early Monday near Chinatown in Northwest Washington, marking the first violent civil disturbances reported amid inauguration events, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
A group of 50 to 60 protesters was making its way down Seventh Street Northwest around midnight Monday when several members of the group destroyed property at two banks and a restaurant.
The screen of an ATM machine for the DVA Federal Credit Union at 801 I St. NW was smashed by protesters, as was the front window of the nearby M&T Bank, said Officer Araz Alali, MPD spokesman. Yellow paint also was thrown on the M&T Bank.
Well, the CTC at West Point tried to warn us about those violent right wingers!