After a violent demonstration Saturday night in Nørrebro that saw anarchists throw Molotov cocktails and police and smash local business, the justice minister vowed that those involved would face serious punishment.

A demonstration by the group Reclaim the Streets turned violent in Copenhagen's Nørrebro district Saturday night. Demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails, rocks and bottles at police and smashed several business windows.

Some 200 people took part in the Reclaim the Streets demonstration before things took a turn for the worse in the early hours of Sunday. In addition to the confrontation with police, demonstrators also carried out numerous acts of vandalism.

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