By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man accused of throwing a piece of concrete at police during the riots in downtown Pittsburgh last May has pleaded guilty.

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Thirty-two-year-old George Allen was charged with obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder for his role in the riot that broke out during a peaceful protest of George Floyd’s death on May 30 of last year.

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Allen is accused of throwing a piece of concrete at an occupied Pittsburgh Police vehicle, breaking a window and hitting an officer, who suffered minor bruising.

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Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 10. He could face up to five years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both.