Sunday, March 1, 2015

Fan Watch: Riot police arrive on Broad Street

At about 12:35 a.m., two school buses full of Philadelphia police in riot gear arrived at Broad and Walnut Streets, organized themselves in formation, and were poised to begin mkaing arrests to control the crowd. Numerous fans hurled bottles at them. No rioting had erupted, by the scene was tense.

Fan Watch: Riot police arrive on Broad Street

Police break things up. (Elizabeth Robertson / Staff Photographer)
Police break things up. (Elizabeth Robertson / Staff Photographer)
At about 12:35 a.m., two school buses full of Philadelphia police in riot gear arrived at Broad and Walnut Streets, organized themselves in formation, and were poised to begin mkaing arrests to control the crowd.

Numerous fans hurled bottles at them.

No rioting had erupted, but the scene was tense. 
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