Police confiscate 70 makeshift weapons from May Day demonstrators

Police confiscate 70 makeshift weapons from May Day demonstrators

Credit: SPD

Following Mayor Mike McGinn’s emergency order, Seattle Police officers seized about 70 items which could be used as weapons during Tuesday's May Day demonstrations.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on May 1, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Following Mayor Mike McGinn’s emergency order, Seattle Police officers seized about 70 items which could be used as weapons during Tuesday's May Day demonstrations, including sharpened tape-wrapped wooden stakes; metal poles; screw-topped wooden staffs; a shield made from a plastic traffic barrier; and a corrugated metal portable barrier with sharp, jagged edges.

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