Protesters damage College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta

Protestors damaged the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. Ben Gray / Special

Protesters smashed windows at the College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta and damaged a Chick-fil-A restaurant next door to the museum.

Some protesters were seen looting the building before several officers arrived to try to maintain order at the $68 million facility, which opened in 2014 to great fanfare after relocating from South Bend, Ind.

Several hurled garbage cans and other objects through the glass exterior of the building, which hosts football watch parties and other major events. Some then rushed inside to grab anything they could.

Nearby, a Georgia Tech police car burned as protesters chanted: “No justice, no peace.”

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Protesters outside the College Football Hall of Fame Friday night. The HOF was defaced as crowds broke windows and went inside and took items.

Credit: Ben@bengray.com

Credit: Ben@bengray.com

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