INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis’ mayor has extended an overnight curfew into a third night in the wake of weekend unrest that followed the killing of George Floyd and left Indiana’s capital with shattered downtown storefronts.
Mayor Joe Hogsett’s office says officers will continue to use an “education first” approach before arresting people who violate the curfew, which runs from 9 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Weekend protests in Indianapolis over Floyd’s death and police treatment of African Americans were followed by violence that damaged many downtown businesses. Indiana State Police have deployed hundreds of state troopers around the state.
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