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Chicago police say they're preparing for weekend to avoid repeat of downtown looting

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago police said they are preparing for the upcoming weekend in order to avoid a repeat of the downtown looting that followed an Englewood shooting.
Police are seeking to reassure businesses that they'll be ready to protect their property.
As the weekend approaches, Chicago police say they are prepared to protect the city from looting. Days after businesses were ransacked by looters, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown issued a stern warning Thursday ahead of the upcoming weekend.
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