A crowd of Giants fans prevent a police cruiser from clearing Mission Street. Photo credit: Jon Logan

As ecstatic fans took over the streets after the Giants’ victory, law enforcement officers have been struggling to maintain order throughout San Francisco.

In the Mission, there have been reports of fires, broken windows and an alleged stabbing.

As of 10:30 p.m., a band of more than 40 officers began organizing to disperse crowds, as the celebrations have turned to violence. Several unidentified members of the crowd reportedly used bottles and other objects to break the windows of a Wells Fargo branch on Mission Street.

Ashwin Seshagiri

Life-long Bay Area resident Ashwin Seshagiri moved to the Mission last year to pursue journalism professionally. Though at times cynical about the familiar haunts, he manages to uncover delightful surprises...

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