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Denver Sweeps City's Largest Homeless Encampment

Denver Sweeps City's Largest Homeless Encampment

Before the sun came up on November 30, city workers along with Denver Police Department officers started to sweep a giant homeless encampment running alongside the South Platte River in RiNo. A crowd of protesters heckled the officers and helped residents exit the newly fenced-off camp. When the protesters refused to disperse, police shot them with pepper balls. "We've been getting gassed all summer," said one. "Keep them coming." 


Before the sun came up on November 30, city workers along with Denver Police Department officers started to sweep a giant homeless encampment running alongside the South Platte River in RiNo. A crowd of protesters heckled the officers and helped residents exit the newly fenced-off camp. When the protesters refused to disperse, police shot them with pepper balls. "We've been getting gassed all summer," said one. "Keep them coming." 
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