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Photos and More: Vandalism in San Francisco's Mission District April 30

Vandalism was reported April 30 in San Francisco's Mission District after a march held in advance of the May Day stikes and protests scheduled nationwide.


  1. Sounds of the destruction could be heard in some of the videos posted online.
  2. Businesses, Cars Vandalized During Protest
  3. Small Riot in San Francisco 4_30_12
  4. There also were several photos of the damage posted on Twitter.
  5. The San Francisco police department's Mission Station was among the locations targeted.
  6. Mission Police Station.
    Mission Police Station.
  7. The vandalism led to discussion online about who was responsible for the damage and how it affected the Occupy movement, which was expected to be part of the May Day protests.
  8. At about 9pm pacific a group of anti-capitalists in San Francisco's mission district ran down Valencia destroying property as part of their tactic of targeting gentrification and police brutality.  This group was not related to Occupy San Francisco or Occupy Oakland.  By the end of their short march several shop windows were also put in and SFPD allege a BMW SUV was damaged with a flare.