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Friday, May 17, 2013

Protesters Storm S.F. State Dorm, Cop Injured (Video)

Posted By on Fri, May 17, 2013 at 7:15 AM

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A group of unruly protesters abruptly stormed a S.F. State dormitory last night while students were presumably trying to study for finals which start next week.

According to S.F. State officials, the unauthorized people stormed Mary Ward Hall at about 8 p.m. creating quite a scene. No word on what the rally was all about, but it certainly gave students a good reason to take a study break.

Police were called to the scene and attempted to remove the protesters who reportedly resisted arrest, said Ellen Griffin, spokeswoman for the university.

At some point a fire alarm was pulled and the dorm was evacuated, KTVU reported. In total, five people were arrested and one cop was hurt.

He was taken to the hospital, yet it's still unclear how he was injured or his condition.

Police stayed at the scene over night, checking Ids of anyone who walked through the door.

Here's a scene from last night:

Doesn't it make you miss college life?

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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