Huntington Beach Riots: Suspect Sought as Photos Go Viral

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Photos of a man who allegedly smashed the window of a Huntington Beach bike shop Sunday are going viral as police attempt to ID and arrest the suspect.

As police forced an out-of-control crowd Sunday away from the beach following the U.S. Open of Surfing, violence broke out on the city's Main Street.

That's when some idiots in the crowd tore down a stop sign and used it to ram through the glass storefront window of the Easyrider bike shop ...

Huntington Beach Riot Photo
Huntington Beach Riot Suspect

Thousands of Facebook users shared the above photos with the hope of identifying the person, depicted yelling with his arms raised in triumph.

Some people said they had already identified the person and passed the name along to authorities, though it's unclear if any arrests have been made.

"It's a small world, you know. Somebody knows somebody that knows another person and that person is who did it," said store manager Ryan Hartzog.

Photos captured the image of another young man trying to pull a bicycle from the smashed-out window as a shop employee tries to pull it back.

Hartzog recalled that he was hiding inside the store with about a dozen other employees and friends when the riots broke out for unknown reasons.

Incredible, he said they could not see anything ... because of the flashing lights from cameras of people taking pictures and videotaping the riots.