On August 22, local time, Portland, Oregon police announced that the morning demonstration outside one of its police stations was “riot.”. According to local media reports, nine people have been arrested in the incident. < / P > < p > 150 to 200 protestors have gathered outside Portland police north since the protest took place on the evening of 21 local time. In a statement, the demonstrator and police said a bottle was damaged and thrown at police. < / P > < p > the police also said that the police were not close to the crowd at that time, but made “selective” arrests after some protestors, including those claiming to be journalists, broke into the police cordoned off area. Police finally announced the riot shortly after 1:00 a.m. local time on the 22nd and drove the crowd away from the scene. The protest in Portland has been going on for nearly three months since the death of Floyd, an African American, triggered violent demonstrations against racism and police. Recent demonstrations have shown that clashes between local police and protestors have spread from the city centre to the city’s police stations, often turning into violent riots.