11 people arrested during anti-police demonstration at Denny Park


SEATTLE — Police said officers arrested 11 people during an anti-police rally Tuesday afternoon after members of the group started damaging businesses.

The Seattle Police Department said a group of 20-30 people gathered near Denny Park for the anti-police rally.

Police said the group moved north along 5th Avenue North when some of the protesters started damaging windows and tagging businesses with spray paint.

Officers tried to arrest the people responsible for property damage, but others in the group tried to intervene and were taken into custody.

Responding officers used pepper spray while making the arrest, according to authorities.

Police found bear mace, spray paint, a collapsible baton and a knife from the individuals arrested.

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