Police: Protest against racial injustice held in Atlantic City, 7 demonstrators arrested

Police say a Fourth of July protest against racial injustice in New Jersey ended following the arrest of seven demonstrators at the Atlantic City Expressway.

News 12 Staff

Jul 6, 2020, 9:36 AM

Updated 1,468 days ago

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Police say a Fourth of July protest against racial injustice in New Jersey ended following the arrest of seven demonstrators at the Atlantic City Expressway.
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According to the Press of Atlantic City, protesters assembled Saturday around 1 p.m. in front of Atlantic City's public safety building and marched to the end of the expressway.
Police say the crowd entered the eastbound lanes of the expressway, but dispersed after seven men were arrested.
Police say they were charged with obstructing a highway and refusal to obey a reasonable official request. Three were also charged with resisting arrest. All were released on a summons with a future court date.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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