WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — More than four dozen anti-Donald Trump protesters have been arrested in Washington, DC for engaging in violence, local police told Sputnik on Friday.
"Fifty people have been arrested," a police officer said.
The officer noted the arrested individuals are suspected of breaking windows and throwing rocks at car windshields.
A standoff between demonstrators and police is taking place at the corner of 12th and L streets, but is expected to end as police are removing the pushing the remaining protesters from the area, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene.
The Forensic Science Service Division officers started to collect evidence on the site of violence.