LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Approximately 300 protesters gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon to support a two-month movement in Portland, Oregon that investigates law enforcement officers after clashes with protesters.
In the United States, there have been similar rallies in Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, and other cities.
The LA demonstrations were organized by the Refuse Fascism and Youth Liberation Front groups.
The crowd marched to the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters on First Street and Main Street, then to the Metropolitan Detention Center.
The participants also moved to the Alameda junction of the 101 freeway, but later left.
Some of the people in the group were seen break The windows of the federal building in the city center and the signs on the federal government were adorned with swear words.
At least one arrest was made during the protests.
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