Protesters break through the police line, an officer gets assaulted and trampled by demonstrators, people are screaming and covered in capsicum spray @theage

3:36 AM · Sep 18, 2021

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Ten police injured, six taken to hospital and 235 demonstrators arrested. About 10km covered. Read our wrap of this chaotic day in Melbourne's inner southeast here (with @tom_cowie and @Ash_McMillan ): theage.com.au/national/victo…
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Full support to the police. Hope there is as little injury to them as possible. How infuriating.
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That’s horrific. The police are just doing their job! More reinforcement needed.
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These people are fucking idiots. They’re like a dog chasing cars once they get through the police line. No clue what they’re doing. No reason behind what they’re doing other than to have some sense of misguided purpose in their pathetic lives. A net negative on society.
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Won't you be shocked to find out Channel 7 Melbourne helps organise them...
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Protesting their right to not wear masks, while wearing... masks?
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Our police DO NOT deserve this - shameful and disgraceful behaviour, throw the book and more at these halfwits
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“Rioters” not protesters 😡
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Where’s the champion of police #NeilMitchell @3AW693 condemning these protests and putting police in unnecessary harm, anything else he & quite correctly would be going ape droppings.Didn’t he start Blue Ribbon Day?.Or is just another 🤫 because it’s Labor in government
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