Downtown Curfew Extended for a Third Night
Please Note: the City has lifted the Downtown curfew. Read the latest post for more information.
The City of Bellevue announced this evening that Mayor Lynne Robinson has again reissued curfew orders for the Downtown Bellevue area, following a continued risk of public disturbances and property damage. The curfew will be in effect tonight from 5:00pm June 2 to 5:00am June 3.
"The curfew order states that no person – with the exception of law enforcement and other emergency response personnel, government officials and authorized media – shall enter or remain in the public right of way, public parks or any other public place as bounded approximately on the west by 100th Avenue Northeast, on the south by Main Street/Southeast First Street, on the east by 120th Avenue Northeast/Northeast First Street and on the north by Northeast 12th Street (map)."
Curfew orders don't apply to those traveling to and from work, those experiencing homelessness, anyone escaping dangerous circumstances, or those seeking necessary medical services.
City officials will monitor the evolving situation in the coming days and assess the need for additional curfews.
For more information, read the City of Bellevue's official announcement.