Larry King Among Victims of Anti-Trump DC Protests

Media personality says that his car windows were broken during wave of unrest accompanying Donald Trump’s inauguration

Count Larry King among the victims of the protests that besieged Washington D.C., on Friday, as Donald Trump was inaugurated as president.

Veteran media personality King said via Twitter that his car windows was smashed in the protests.

“Protestors in DC smashed the windows of my hired SUV & many other cars,” King wrote.

He added that, while he was working in the studio and was unharmed, “my driver is a bit rattled.”

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police in Washington said that approximately 95 arrests were made Friday, the majority of them for rioting. Baltimore’s WBAL-TV reports that three police officers have been injured.

The Washington police used Twitter to detail what it said were acts of vandalism during protests: According to the department, at approximately 10:30 a.m., during an organized march in Northwest Washington, some members of the march “acting in a concerted effort” committed vandalism “and several instances of destruction of property.”

Specifically, police said, the group “damaged vehicles, destroyed the property of multiple businesses, and ignited smaller isolated fires while armed with with crowbars, hammers and asps.”

“Pepper spray and other control devices were used to control the criminal actors and protect persons and property,” the police statement added.


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