LA police arrest protesters during Art Walk

Police in riot gear broke up a crowd of about…

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Police in riot gear broke up a crowd of about 200 protesters who filled Los Angeles streets during downtown’s monthly Art Walk, leaving one police officer injured and several people arrested, authorities said.

The group started filling streets about 8:40 p.m. PDT Thursday, prompting police to respond to the scene.

Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman Karen Rayner said some protesters began throwing rocks, bottles and other objects at officers, and police were on citywide tactical alert.

She said there were several arrests and at least one officer injured, but she had no further details.

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