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Rams fans ordered to leave downtown Los Angeles as Super Bowl celebrations turn into chaos


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Ram lovers celebrate Super Bowl Sunday victory Orders were issued out of downtown Los Angeles during the night as the festivities took a chaotic turn, with a video posted on social media showing some jumping on vehicles while others set off fireworks in the middle of a busy street.

The area shocked the revelers after Sunday’s 23-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, as fans took control of the streets as horns and police whistles sounded.

At about 9 p.m. local time, the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted that it had issued a dispersal order in the downtown area as some festivities spiraled out of control. Fans vandalized a bus in downtown Los Angeles late Sunday.Apu Gomes / AFP – Getty Images

“We ask those celebrating tonight, to celebrate responsibly. Do not allow your actions to tarnish the great #SuperBowl victory,” the ministry said.

The crowd remained, however, as LAPD said they were “seeing violent and disruptive behavior by large crowds in the heart of the downtown Los Angeles area” around 10:30 p.m. local time (1:30 a.m. ET).

“We have issued several disperse orders and we have a large police presence,” the force said. “Whoever is part of those crowds, obeys all orders to disperse and immediately clears the streets.” Law enforcement officers prepare to disperse a crowd late Sunday night. Odd Jerucci / Reuters

The administration warned that anyone caught violating the separation orders or engaging in criminal activities would be arrested. It’s unclear how many, if any, people have been arrested in connection with the chaos that followed the game. Los Angeles police did not immediately respond to a request for comment from NBC News.

In a video posted on social media, a number of people can be seen standing on top of a bus, with at least one celebrant holding a Ramez banner.

Dozens of people were seen blocking traffic themselves singing, chanting and dancing in the middle of the streets, jumping over cars trapped in the chaos.

Meanwhile, fireworks can be seen blasting off from the middle of a busy street, also bringing traffic to a standstill. Riot police try to control a crowd in the street as soccer fans celebrate after the Los Angels Rams won the Super Bowl.Ringo Ho Chiu / AFP

separately Video On Twitter, a number of people can be seen escaping from a jewelry store that appears to have been broken into during the chaos.

Sunday’s victory was the rams First Super Bowl as a Los Angeles team The second in franchise history.

Chantal da Silva is the breaking news editor for NBC News Digital based in London.

Dennis RomeroAnd Kurt Cherpas And Caroline Radnovsky Contributed.


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