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Lansing clean-up from protests begins Monday morning

 This is some of the damage done by protesters in Lansing Sunday night, May 31, 2020. (WILX)
This is some of the damage done by protesters in Lansing Sunday night, May 31, 2020. (WILX) (WILX)
Published: Jun. 1, 2020 at 3:52 AM EDT
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On Monday, Downtown Lansing Inc. is inviting community members to help clean up the city.

This includes all of this debris scattered across the street from the destruction from Sunday's protests.

Windows were broken at Chase Bank and several other buildings including the Boji Tower and Romney Building.

Also a car was flipped and set on fire.

Downtown Lansing Inc. is inviting everyone to come to Washington Square to help out the business district in its cleanup efforts.

There is a reminder from Downtown Lansing Inc. -- we are still in the midst of a pandemic.

So, they ask that you to bring your own personal protection equipment like masks and gloves.

Also. you are encouraged to bring along cleaning supplies like trash bags, brooms, and shovels.

Clean-up starts at 9:30 a.m. Monday morning.

Also, the Michigan National Guard is standing by to ensure peace and repair property damage in Lansing if needed.

On Sunday, Lansing Mayor Andy Schor was quoted as saying, “We welcome the Michigan National Guard as an additional partner to increase our public safety preparedness as issues evolve. They are a great force multiplier to protect Lansing residents and area businesses this evening.”

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