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Windows shattered, Christmas tree damaged during Oakland protests
Windows shattered, Christmas tree damaged during Oakland protests

Windows were shattered and an outdoor Christmas tree along the Oakland harbor was destroyed Thursday evening during protests demanding an end to police brutality. No arrests were made, but Oakland police said 10 to 15 vandals used rocks and a skateboard to smash 30 windows on three businesses closed during the Christmas holiday. Families were gathered at Jack London Square, a shopping center in the Port of Oakland, to look at a Christmas tree on display, when police say the group began destroying its lights and decorations. The vandals, police said, blended into the crowd as officers arrived. About 150 demonstrators marched from 14th Street and Broadway to Embarcadero West during the...

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