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Investigation underway after Milwaukee police say Molotov cocktail was thrown at officers

Posted at 5:44 AM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 15:28:35-04

Milwaukee police are asking for any information from the public after they say a Molotov cocktail was thrown at police officers Tuesday evening.

Police said it happened after 8 p.m. in the area near 6th and McKinley. They say a Molotov cocktail was thrown at uniformed police officers, but it did not ignite.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

"MPD would like to thank the protesters who continue to voice their frustration peacefully and we are requesting that all protesters remain peaceful," said a department spokesperson.

President Donald Trump responded to a tweet telling police to "get tough" after the Molotov cocktail was thrown:

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