Luxury retailers in Beverly Hills, California, boarded up their storefronts on Monday, November 2, in preparation for possible unrest on Election Day, local media reported.
This footage was posted to TikTok by @gabrielladellol on Monday, when stores on Rodeo Drive were boarding up their windows with plywood.
A SWAT team from Santa Paula was brought into the city for additional help, local news reported.
Businesses in other areas of Southern California, including Hollywood, downtown Los Angeles, and Santa Monica, were also bracing for possible protests and looting as election results became known, according to local news reports. Credit: @gabrielladellolio via Storyful