Dinkytown riot: Top 10 photos
:::: UPDATE :::: Dinkytown hockey riot part deux: Top photos
Last night's dramatic Gophers hockey triumph inspired students to riot in Dinkytown. Law and order was reestablished just after midnight when baton-wielding officers advanced on the mob of students and forced them to disperse.
But even for cops, there were moments of levity amid pepper spray and arrests. For instance, check out the photo at the top of this page.
That's not the only compelling riot picture circulating on social media today. Below the jump we bring you the 10 best we've seen.
Bonus entries: Riot selfies!
Intersection of 14th and 4th in the heart of Dinkytown, just a little rowdy.... pic.twitter.com/XXZVxdf6Yf-- Tom (@tSwag55) April 11, 2014
8c. A more humorous perspective on that same scene:
Blatant (but appropriate) product placement in the U of M riot last night... pic.twitter.com/gru0jzILvu-- MNon Foodie (@MNonFoodie) April 11, 2014
(For more, click to page two.)
7. Looks dangerous:
6. So does this:
4. Shirtless guy was later arrested:
(For the top three, click to page three.)
3. Speaking of arrests:
"Minneapolis police officer sprays tear gas at a pedestrian in front of Espresso Royale..."
Bridget Bennett/The Minnesota Daily 2014 (via Facebook)
1. Here's a photo of a photo:
And this is what cops do at riots. pic.twitter.com/fIvposRQTw-- Becca (@BeccaBabble) April 11, 2014
And here's the photo the cop took:
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