CLEVELAND — Police are still searching for some of the people responsible for escalating last Saturday's protests in downtown Cleveland to violence.
Authorities shared video and photos of five males appearing to start a fire at a local structure. They could face with rioting and arson charges, once found.
The Cleveland Division of Police is seeking the public’s help to identify the female seen in the photo above. She is wanted for offenses of vandalism and theft committed during the May 30, 2020 civil unrest in downtown Cleveland.
"The Cleveland Division of Police along with partnering law enforcement agencies will continue to aggressively pursue those criminals who committed acts of violence during the May 30, 2020 civil unrest in downtown Cleveland. Investigators seek the public’s help to investigate criminal offenses that occurred during the rioting. Information and crime tips can be provided to Crimestoppers by calling 216-25-CRIME. Citizens can upload information, photos and video to https://ClevelandOHPD.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/2020protest in order to share evidence that may assist law enforcement. The City of Cleveland Division of Police continues to investigate complaints against officers and will also accept information regarding those complaints via the aforementioned link," according to a news release.
There has been at least one additional arrest, with officials taking a 17-year-old Olmsted Falls boy into custody this afternoon. Photos appear to show him dismantling and jumping on top of a police car.
Anyone wishing to provide information is asked to immediately call Crimestoppers at (216) 252-7463, or upload informationhere.