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17-year-old arrested for allegedly vandalizing police car during Cleveland protest on May 30

Posted at 6:16 PM, Jun 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-06 18:30:37-04

CLEVELAND — A 17-year-old from Olmsted Falls was arrested Saturday by the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force on charges stemming from a protest in Cleveland last week.

According to authorities, the teen is charged with aggravated rioting and vandalism for his alleged role in a peaceful protest that turned violent on May 30 at the Justice Center.

Photographs from Cleveland police allegedly show the teen vandalizing a police cruiser.

No additional information has been released.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about individuals who committed crimes during the protest to call Crimestoppers at 216-25-CRIME.

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