Skip to comments.Crowd clashes with LA police outside film premiere
Posted on 07/28/2011 4:05:28 AM PDT by Kartographer
Police in riot gear clashed with a crowd that became unruly outside a Hollywood film premiere Wednesday evening, throwing bottles and vandalizing cars and refusing orders to disperse after they were forced to leave an overcrowded theater, authorities said. "''There were people trampling all over the police cars, smashing the windows," said Greg Magda, who works at a coffee shop on Hollywood Boulevard. The chaos erupted around 5:40 p.m. after a Los Angeles Fire Department inspector determined Grauman's Chinese Theatre, where the film was screening, was overcrowded, department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.
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Hipsters. The police used an obscure gas on them that you probably never heard of.
“The Day of the Locust” comes to life, at the same place as in the movie.
I just wanted to take a moment and recognize this awesome humor that far too many Freepers won’t get:
“Hipsters. The police used an obscure gas on them that you probably never heard of.”
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Mom and Dad live in Hollywood!
The police should announce to the mob with bullhorns that they are going to be launching tear gas grenades and then applying nightsticks to stragglers. Then go ahead and do it. A few (or a lot of) cracked heads would do wonders in discouraging future mob violence.
:) I have a 17 year-old daughter.