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Tallahassee Police: Rumors about "busloads of protesters" coming to Tallahassee are untrue

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Posted at 3:38 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 15:38:17-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — After rumors swirled on social media about "busloads of protesters" coming to wreak havoc on Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Police Department says those claims are unsubstantiated.

Wednesday afternoon, police addressed recent rumors on social media about "busloads of protestors with alternate intentions descending on Tallahassee," calling the claims unsubstantiated.

TPD also said that there is no known cause for concern within the community.

"The Tallahassee Police Department is committed to providing a safe environment for the community and supporting the efforts of citizens to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights," police wrote in a release.

However, if you do see any concerning activity, police are asking that you report it to law enforcement.

"Mutual respect and open dialogue are vital. TPD is committed to serving Tallahassee and promoting understanding in our community," the release read.