YouTuber Jake Paul seen among looting crowds at Scottsdale Fashion Square

YouTuber Jake Paul seen amongst looting crowds at Scottsdale Style Sq.

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MIAMI BEACH, FL – MAY 29: YouTube star Jake Paul is seen at CamCon 2018 on Could 29, 2018 in Miami Seashore, Florida. (Picture by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Photographs)

YouTube movie star Jake Paul was seen amongst looters and vandals throughout Saturday evening’s unrest at Scottsdale Style Sq., TMZ experiences.

Video reveals Jake Paul exterior of the mall whereas persons are seen stealing garments and tennis footwear.

Jake Paul, who resides in Los Angeles, shouldn’t be an Arizona native and has greater than 20 million subscribers on YouTube.

Paul posted an announcement on Twitter, stating he didn’t take part in looting or vandalism. 

“We have been gassed and compelled to maintain transferring,” Paul stated.

Lots of got here to the mall beneath “the guise of protesting police violence,” officers say.

“Whereas some could have certainly come to hitch what they believed could be a peaceable protest, what occurred was neither peaceable, nor a protest,” wrote Scottsdale Police. “It was a riot that noticed a number of dozens of people collectively damaging property at and close to the mall, breaking into companies and looting the interiors.”  

Police say life security was the highest precedence and officers weren’t despatched in to conflict violently with protesters. 

Twelve folks have been arrested and no accidents to officers have been reported.

Scottsdale Style Sq. can be closed Sunday after the occasions of final evening. Camelback Highway can be closed from Goldwater Blvd to Scottsdale Highway for the day as nicely, police say.

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