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Alki shut down as massive crowds take over the beach; 2 arrested amid multiple fights – Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington 2021-05-30 09:09:22 –

Seattle Police Department blocked Alki Beach on Saturday, May 29, at 9:30 pm, after thousands of people gathered in the area at the invitation of a viral Tik Tok video.

The photo is Patrick Robinson

The viral invitation via the phone app Tik Tok to meet at Archi Beach on Saturday night has had a strong impact on thousands of people.Meaning as Seattle’s response to A similar invitation called “Adrian’s Challenge” 175 people were arrested on Friday in Huntington Beach, California, but only two were arrested here. Multiple battles were reported as the beach was overfilled and even the fierce police force with dozens of patrol cars could not control the crowd.

The beach was closed by Seattle Park at 9:30 pm as traffic was diverted by police located in multiple locations. That essentially meant that those who walked would act on their own, as the police were overwhelmingly outnumbered. The crowd continued to assault on the beach for at least two hours past the cutoff point, but eventually diminished as they left the area.



Alki shut down as massive crowds take over the beach; 2 arrested amid multiple fights Source link Alki shut down as massive crowds take over the beach; 2 arrested amid multiple fights

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