Arrests in Berkeley after mayhem from battling Trump rallies

Frame grab from CNN report on violence during Berkeley, Calif., protests on April 15, 2017. (CNN YouTube video screenshot)

Dozens of police officers in riot gear were standing nearby and quickly arrested one man. Others were arrested as several fistfights broke out. Civic Center Park when several people started pushing each other. About 200 people were at Berkeley’s Martin Luther King Jr.

Demonstrators have left the park and are walking on Berkeley streets while police closely follow them.

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In February, protesters threw rocks, broke windows and set fires outside the UC Berkeley’s student union building, where then-Breitbart News editor and provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was set to speak. His presentation was cancelled.

— Police say at least four people have been arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of U.S. President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley. BERKELEY, Calif.

The rally follows a March 4 confrontation planned by several of the same groups that left several people injured and led to arrests.

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