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Bellevue Mayor Lynne Robinson has declared a civil emergency in the city of Bellevue. This is a result of looters in the downtown area damaging property and stealing merchandise.

The city has also requested additional law enforcement support from the country and the state.

According to the City of Bellevue, as part of the emergency declaration, the city is enacting a curfew tonight from 5:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. tomorrow in the Downtown Bellevue area and east of I-405.

In accordance with the curfew, no one can be in the public right-of-way, or in the public parks, or at any other public place as bounded on the West by 100th Avenue Northeast, on the South by Main Street an Southeast 1st Street, on the East by 120th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 1st Street, and on the North by Northeast 12th Street.