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BEND OR -- More than  10 hours of tension and unrest ended when Federal Border Patrol Agents showed up in Bend. Earlier in the day a crowd of about 250 people surrounded two ICE buses where two men who have reportedly lived in Bend for over a decade were taken into custody. The crowd prevented the buses from leaving.  Tensions ebbed and flowed through the afternoon and evening. The crowd appeared to be ready to stay the night. According to Central Oregon Daily, Bend Police Chief Mike Krantz arrived around 10 o'clock to tell the crowd more federal agents were on the way. About an hour later, reinforcements arrived and stormed the buses, removing the occupants. They were greeted with drumming and shouting and apparently used peppper spray on protestors. The crowd started to disperse around 1130p.m..

 

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