Tampa police found a stockpile of pipes, bricks and other “suspicious” items on a rooftop just days before the Republican Convention.
The police also found anarchist graffiti on the roof.
MyFOX Tampa reported:
The radical leftist group Anonymous recently made calls for members to converge on Tampa for the RNC Convention.
Tampa police said Tuesday that they confiscated pipes, bricks and other “suspicious” items from the rooftop of a downtown building located about a mile from where next week’s Republican National Convention will be held.
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Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor said she believes the items were put there by protesters for use during RNC demonstrations. She added that some RNC-related graffiti was also found at the building, but wouldn’t elaborate.
“It is disconcerting but it’s not surprising,” she said. “This is normally how things proceed leading up to a large event.”
Tampa will host the RNC at a downtown stadium from Aug. 27-30