Ferguson Brewery, other businesses clean up mess after 2 nights of civil unrest

St. Louis County Police say two of its officers in Ferguson had minor injuries, with one vehicle damaged from a Molotov cocktail.

Sam Masterson
June 01, 2020 - 9:06 am
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FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) - During the protests last night, the owner of Ferguson Brewing watched windows get smashed at his business as civil unrest took place in the St. Louis County community for the second night in a row. 

Around 1 a.m. the brewery posted a photo of some employees cleaning up, with the message saying "As upset, tired, helpless, and sad as I am; there are people in the community that are literally cleaning up the pieces and boarding up the windows as I’m posting this. That’s what #Ferguson is about."

The trouble began Sunday night as some protesters headed for their cars, someone threw fireworks at police, injuring an officer, and prompting tear gas three times throughout the night. Police say other objects were thrown too. windows were broken at ferguson brewing and a molotov cocktail hit a police car. 

St. Louis County Police say two of its officers in Ferguson had minor injuries, with one vehicle damaged from a Molotov cocktail. Several businesses were damaged or showed signs of forced entry. Police made six arrests in Ferguson. 

Related: Police say 7 officers injured; Bricks thrown, fireworks shot at police after protest in Ferguson

Some armed citizen were seen outside guarding their businesses. 

Also on Sunday night, there were fireworks and road blocking but no major confrontation with police in Richmond Heights outside the Saint Louis Galleria mall.

KMOX's Michael Calhoun contributed to this report.

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