More looting hits Philadelphia despite curfew


Is expected to be in Philadelphia tomorrow, requested by Mayor Kenny and called in by Governor Wolf. One of the tactics they're using, along with last night's curfew to try to put a stop to the looting and violence following the police killing of Walter Wallace, but is our city Hall bureau chief Pat Lobe tells US officials don't consider That looting and violence part of the protest. These folks are no way honoring the memory of Walter Wallace Jr. Mayor Kenny sees the looters as opportunists, exploiting the anguish over Wallace's death, not only harming many retail businesses that have struggled in the midst of the pandemic, we're doing a great disservice that many others want to exercise their First Amendment rights by protesting. They're also harming the police department's ability to respond to emergency, says police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. As officers are diverted to control, looting and vandalism that comes out of costs. It's something that we have The balance each and every time we've done it the last couple of nights. The city's already received help from state police and Chester County. If the looting doesn't stop, the National Guard will arrive Friday with more coming on Saturday at City Hall.

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