A masked protester was spotted brandishing a rifle during the riots in Seattle, Washington State, where several patrol cars were burnt out and looted. The weapon was quickly recovered by another armed man.

A masked individual wearing a dark hoodie tried to take a rifle, apparently an AR-15, from a vandalized police car. Another man, believed to be an armed guard or an officer in plainclothes, professionally disarmed him, yelling: “Put the weapon down!”

WATCH: Antifa tries to take an AR-15 from a police SUV in Seattle

Be carful

Rioters have looted numerous stores, torched patrol cars and vandalized them with graffiti after the unrest broke out in Seattle following a peaceful anti-police-brutality rally.

#seattleprotest Nordstrom and cop cars on fire.

Devolved. Where is @SeattlePD ? 4th ave and Pike.

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