Former police headquarters vandalized in NC, 23 arrested

DURHAM, N.C. — (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested 23 people after a former police headquarters was vandalized.

Durham Police said those arrested are being charged with felonies for inciting a riot after vandalizing the city’s old police headquarters Saturday evening. Police said officers told the crowd to disperse but many people refused to leave.

Authorities said there were broken windows, damaged furniture and graffiti spray painted on several floors of the building.

Officials said a man was assaulted by the crowd, including being thrown to the ground and kicked several times.