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Associated Press Photographer Sucker-Punched While Covering Event Involving Mayor, Police Commissioner In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- An Associated Press photographer was attacked in North Philadelphia on Thursday while covering an event involving Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. Matt Rourke was sucker-punched and taken to the ground.

At a public event a short time ago with Philadelphia officials, including Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw,...

Posted by Joe Holden on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Officers swarmed the offender and the attacker was quickly arrested.

CBS3 is told Rourke is OK.

Kenney and Outlaw were touring the area following riots and looting earlier this week.

Over 750 people have been arrested since Saturday.

A citywide curfew will go into effect for a sixth straight night. The curfew will last from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday.

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