Violent May Day rally rocks Seattle

A May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest turned into demonstrators clashing with police in downtown Seattle.

A protester walks away after placing a smoke device on the ground in front of police officers during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police lies on the ground next to police batons, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A protester walks away after placing a smoke device on the ground in front of police officers during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police lies on the ground next to police batons, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A protester walks away after placing a smoke device on the ground in front of police officers during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police lies on the ground next to police batons, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Police face off against demonstrators during a May Day protest in Seattle Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Police used "flash bangs" and pepper spray against some protesters who pelted them with rocks and bottles late Wednesday, as violence erupted during May Day in Seattle. Several dozen protesters, many using bandanas to cover their faces, began clashing with police in downtown Seattle hours after a peaceful immigrant-rights march ended. (AP Photo/Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)
Police face off against demonstrators during a May Day protest in Seattle Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Police used "flash bangs" and pepper spray against some protesters who pelted them with rocks and bottles late Wednesday, as violence erupted during May Day in Seattle. Several dozen protesters, many using bandanas to cover their faces, began clashing with police in downtown Seattle hours after a peaceful immigrant-rights march ended. (AP Photo/Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)
Police face off against demonstrators during a May Day protest in Seattle Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Police used "flash bangs" and pepper spray against some protesters who pelted them with rocks and bottles late Wednesday, as violence erupted during May Day in Seattle. Several dozen protesters, many using bandanas to cover their faces, began clashing with police in downtown Seattle hours after a peaceful immigrant-rights march ended. (AP Photo/Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)
Mounted Seattle police officers ride through Westlake Center on a day of May Day demonstrations and protests, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mounted Seattle police officers ride through Westlake Center on a day of May Day demonstrations and protests, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mounted Seattle police officers ride through Westlake Center on a day of May Day demonstrations and protests, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Seattle Police officer shoves his baton at a protester during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Seattle Police officer shoves his baton at a protester during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Seattle Police officer shoves his baton at a protester during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Seattle Police officer swings his baton at protesters during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Seattle Police officer swings his baton at protesters during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Seattle Police officer swings his baton at protesters during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A protester waves a smoke device during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A protester waves a smoke device during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A protester waves a smoke device during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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