olence at a rally in Portland, Oregon, between far right demonstrators and anti-fascists.
lice used flashbang devices to break up the crowd, after more than 100 members of a far-right group called Patriot Prayer had gathered Saturday night in support of their founder Joey Gibson, who is running for U.S. Senate.
Across the street, an equal number of counter-protestors shouted in opposition. Things then turned physical, leading police to declare the scene a riot and revoke the Patriot Prayer group's rally permit.>>
] Officers have observed assaults, criminal behavior, and projectiles being thrown. This event has been determined to be a riot.
>> A handful of arrests were made on both sides, with officers seizing utility knives, pepper spray, and clubs.