Media player above: SKY7 is flying over reports of looting at several stores in the East Bay.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) — Protests of the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police were well underway by late Sunday afternoon, with the City of Walnut Creek quickly declaring a curfew beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, following looting at at least two major stores in that city.
Social media posts showed looters at both the Macy’s store in the Broadway Plaza shopping center downtown and at the Target store on Main Street near Ygnacio Valley Road. There were reports of a woman being shot in the arm in the downtown area, as well.
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SKY7 was up above when a group of looters turned on one another and began fighting over clothes.
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SKY7 also flew over the Sunvalley Mall where there were reports of looting, however, all it could see was heavy police presences in the parking lot.
Pleasant Hill officials as of 6:30 p.m. are warning of protest-related police activity in that city’s downtown area west of the Interstate Highway 680/Monument Boulevard interchange.
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BART, as of about 6:10 p.m., closed its Walnut Creek station, with no trains stopping there until further notice.
BART has in fact closed several of its stations Sunday night in the face of either current or expected protests, and the threat of violence.
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Bay City News Service contributed to this article
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