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Salt Lake man charged with looting jewelry store, 7-Eleven during riot

SALT LAKE CITY — Criminal charges have been filed against a man accused of looting and vandalizing a downtown 7-Eleven store during a downtown Salt Lake riot on May 30.

The same man already faces numerous charges accusing him of assaulting a police officer during the riot, stealing an estimated $340,000 worth of jewelry from a downtown store during the riot, and robbing a woman at gunpoint in July, according to court documents.

Roger Nuankoo Dyujay, 21, of Salt Lake City, now faces additional charges of criminal mischief, a second-degree felony; burglary, a third-degree felony; and theft, a class B misdemeanor in the convenience store incident.

A protest on May 30 over the death of George Floyd started peacefully but turned violent and resulted in a police car being overturned and burned and several police officers injured by attacks from rioters. More than a dozen people have been charged in

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