A TikTok video drew thousands to Alki Beach in Seattle on Saturday after a user called for people to come party on the beach, rivaling a similar incident that happened in Huntington Beach, CA last weekend.
Insipired by "Adrian's Kickback," a lawless party hosted by a teen in California after his TikTok went viral inviting people to come party, teens in Washington state decided to join in on the fun. Adrian's Kickback was described as the movie "Animal House" and individuals grew violent when law enforcement dispersed the crowd.
The TikTok titled "Washington Kickback" posted by @kidsteez_ last Sunday said, "Let’s have a kickback in Washington at Alki Beach?...Let’s take over Adrian. I need all my Washington people to share this."
The TikTok garnered over 300,000 views and as a result more than 2,500 people showed up to Alki Beach ready to rage on Memorial Day Weekend.
The group of partygoers gathered around 6pm and within an hour a massive crowd had formed.
After gaining intel on the violent and criminal events that took place at the TikTok party in California, the Seattle Police Department responded to the event with a heavy police presence.
Although the majority in attendance seemed to be under the legal drinking age in the US, the kickback spared no time growing chaotic as scantily clad partygoers slammed down alcohol beverages.
The Seattle Police Department reported that EMT's had to respond to a highly intoxicated 18-year-old female who was going in and out of conciousness.
Multiple violent fights broke out amongst the thousands in attendance which forced a response by the Seattle Police Department. While breaking up one of the fights, an SPD officer broke his thumb. The group also held multiple boxing matches throughout the evening and encouraged partygoers to fight one another.
Due to the vast amount of criminal activity that took place throughout the evening; which ranged from assaults to strong-arm robberies, and the illegal use of pyrotechnics, the Seattle Police Department shutdown the event and ordered the group to leave after multiple arrests were made.
The size of the crowd prevented Seattle police officers from being able to contain the criminal activity.
According to the Seattle Police Department, the decision to shutdown the beach early was at the request of Seattle Parks. SPD used a Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) to issue the orders; however, the highly intoxicated group remained partying.
Cheers of applause rang out after a crowd formed around a female individual twerking in the sand while a male attendee grasped her buttocks.
After multiple orders issued by SPD to leave the beach, attendees remained reluctant. Seattle PD formed a line spanning the length of the area and physically began to clear the beach.
The decision to clear the beach resulted in the kickback turning into an anti-police event as individuals chanted "F*** 12" while savagely climbing and stomping on top of police vehicles.
After partygoers continued their acts of lawless and reckless behavior, the Seattle Police Department issued an order to disperse.
While the crowd continued to be considerably reluctant, the group eventually dispersed after several bottles were thrown at officers and mortar style fireworks were recklessly thrown within the group.
According to the Seattle Police Department, three individuals were arrested and a handgun was siezed.