A riot was declared in Portland at around 11 p.m. on New Years Eve as protesters smashed windows and threw firebombs at cops who responded by firing tear gas.

A group, estimated to be of around 100 people, started gathering at 9 p.m. at the Federal Courthouse in downtown Portland, according to local news reports.

Crews from Fox 12 said they witnessed fireworks being shot at the building, with police later confirming this.

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