San Francisco to be under curfew Sunday evening after George Floyd protests

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Mayor of London Breed announced that San Francisco will be under curfew starting Sunday evening after protests in the city against the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis caused damage and looting on Saturday evening .

The curfew will last from 8 p.m. at 5 am, said Breed. She said the state’s national guard will be “on standby” to assist with the application.

At a press conference on Saturday evening, Breed said that the criminal activity was “something we will not tolerate.”

“When he crosses the line, we have a responsibility to protect our city,” said Breed. “And we will do what we need to do to get there.” “

City officials described a day of peaceful protests that changed after dark with looted shops and broken windows.

“We have started to see criminal activity,” said San Francisco police chief Bill Scott. “We started to see vandalism on our police cars. We started to see attacks on our police. “

San Francisco Fire Chief Jeanine Nicholson said staff responded to “several intentional fires” as well as “victims of violence” and “other injured public safety officers” .



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